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Mollycoddling the Feckless with Alistair Findlay

  • Blackwell's Bookshop Edinburgh 53-62 South Bridge Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1YS United Kingdom (map)

Findlay’s inability to be mealy-mouthed is both admirable and shocking.’ Jen Hadfield

In 1970, Alistair Findlay was drawn to become part of a new breed of Scottish social workers. His new memoir Mollycoddling the Feckless: A Social Work Memoir is thoughtful, progressive, humane – and funny. He conveys how he and his fellow workers shared friendship and banter in what can be a hard and thankless job, and yet one that can also be hugely rewarding. Adding to the emerging voices telling their first-hand realities of working in our public services, Alistair reflects on the changing landscape of the profession after 30 years on the front line, in the first ever memoir of a career in Scottish social work.

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