Journal Article

Language Policy and Provision in Social Service Organizations

Richard Pugh and Debbie Williams

in The British Journal of Social Work

Published on behalf of British Association of Social Workers

Volume 36, issue 7, pages 1227-1244
Published in print October 2006 | ISSN: 0045-3102
Published online March 2006 | e-ISSN: 1468-263X | DOI:
Language Policy and Provision in Social Service Organizations

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This paper reports the findings of a survey into minority language policy and provision in social service departments and large voluntary social service agencies in England and Wales. It found that many organizations lacked specific policies on the provision of services to minority language communities and that most were poorly prepared to meet their needs.

Keywords: interpreters; language policies; minorities

Journal Article.  7360 words. 

Subjects: Social Work

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