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The mediating role of social workers in the implementation of regional policies targeting energy poverty

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  • Scarpellini, Sabina
  • Sanz Hernández, M. Alexia
  • Llera-Sastresa, Eva
  • Aranda, Juan A.
  • López Rodríguez, María Esther

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This paper aims to provide a socio-political reflection of the role played by social workers in regional policies and of the real needs of households affected by energy poverty. The paper also examines the impact of technical-specialised training on the ability of social workers to prevent and mitigate conditions of household energy poverty in Europe.

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  • Scarpellini, Sabina & Sanz Hernández, M. Alexia & Llera-Sastresa, Eva & Aranda, Juan A. & López Rodríguez, María Esther, 2017. "The mediating role of social workers in the implementation of regional policies targeting energy poverty," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 367-375.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:106:y:2017:i:c:p:367-375
    DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2017.03.068
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