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

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
SKU: DADAX0205290191
ISBN : 9780205290192
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Urban Social Work: An Introduction to Policy and Practice in the Cities

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.

Specifications of Urban Social Work: An Introduction to Policy and Practice in the Cities

AuthorNorma Kolko Phillips, Shulamith Lala Straussner
Number Of Pages352
Publication Date2001-11-22
Height9 inch.
Length6.9 inch.
Width0.7 inch.
Weight0.85 pounds.

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