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Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work By Edited by Nigel Parton

Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work
by Edited by Nigel Parton

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This work analyzes the changes in social work and assesses how far developments in social theory can contribute to their interpretation. The book locates social work in its social and political contexts, paying particular attention to the changing organization of social work.
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Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work by Edited by Nigel Parton

Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work has two inter-related themes. First to account for and analyse current changes in social work and secondly, to assess how far recent developments in social theory can contribute to their interpretation. Representing the work of a range of academics all involved in research and teaching in relation to social work, it considers issues of central significance to everyone interested in the theory, policy, and practice of social work.

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Table of Contents


1. Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work: An Introduction, 2. Social Work Through the Looking Glass, 3. After Social Work?, 4. Postmodernism, Feminism and the Question of Difference, 5. Surface and Depth in Social Work Practice, 6. Social Work, Risk and "the Blaming System", 7. Telling Tales: Probation in the Contemporary Social Formation, 8. The Future of Social Work with Older People in a Changing World, 9. Social Work with Children and Families: From Child Welfare to Child Protection, 10. Regulation for Radicals: the State, CCETSW and the Academy, 11.Anti-Intellectualism and the Peculiarities of British Social Work Education

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GOR001656322
Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work by Edited by Nigel Parton
Edited by Nigel Parton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-03-07
256
0415126983
9780415126984
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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