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The social work experience : an introduction to social work and social welfare

by Suppes Mary Ann.


Created to introduce students to the field of social work and its relationship to social welfare policy, " The Social Work Experience gives readers both an historical and practical overview of the profession. In each chapter, the authors continue to integrate policy coverage with social work practice, values and ethics, and social justice issues. The relationship between policy and practice is carefully examined in the context of nine major fields of social work, and in discussions of the challenges faced by today's practitioners. Comprehensive coverage is delivered in the highly readable style readers have come to expect of this author team, with engaging case studies as chapter openers, exhibit boxes, debate boxes, and research activity sections designed to draw readers into the text. The third edition continues to keep up with current changes and developments in social work and social policy, with valuable new information on welfare reform, Social Security, privatization of social services,and the NASW Code of Ethics, as well a new chapter on current career opportunities in the field.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2000
ISBN-13 9780072282269
ISBN-10 0072282266
Class Copyright
Publisher McGraw - Hill
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 502
Shelf No. GD180