Urban Social Work: An Introduction To Policy And Practice In The Cities

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SKU: DADAX0205290191
ISBN : 0205290191

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This book introduces readers to the profession of social work as it is practiced in the cities. The book utilizes a social systems perspective and helps readers to recognize the linkages between social welfare policy and social work practice within the context of urban social problems. Systems theory is important because it stresses direct practice, the role of the agency and social action. The book includes chapters on the cities and the urban origins of social work; the functions and structure of social work organizations; social work values and ethics; social work skills and diversity in social work. For anyone who is interested in an introduction to urban social work.

Author : Norma Kolko Phillips
ISBN : 0205290191
Language : English
No of Pages : 352
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 11/22/2001
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 9.1x7x0.5
Book weight : 0.01

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