Some of my students are prisoners : issues and dilemmas for social work educators

Crisp, Beth R. and Gillingham, Philip 2008, Some of my students are prisoners : issues and dilemmas for social work educators, Social work education, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 307-317.

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Title Some of my students are prisoners : issues and dilemmas for social work educators
Author(s) Crisp, Beth R.
Gillingham, Philip
Journal name Social work education
Volume number 27
Issue number 3
Start page 307
End page 317
Total pages 11
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Abingdon, England
Publication date 2008-04
ISSN 0261-5479
1470-1227
Keyword(s) social work education
social work students
offenders
prisoners
social inclusion
risk management
Summary Higher education recruitment principles and procedures which seek to redress social exclusion have inadvertently resulted in the authors discovering that some of their students are incarcerated. Notwithstanding the important logistical issues which may emerge as a consequence of accepting prisoners into a programme of social work education, it would seem that the inclusion of prisoners is symbolic of a fundamental difference in philosophy with a risk management stance which expects that social work educators act as gatekeepers to the profession, especially in respect of students with criminal convictions.
Language eng
Field of Research 160799 Social Work not elsewhere classified
130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2008
Copyright notice ©2008, The Board of Social Work Education
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30017407

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