A Brief Introduction to Social Work Theory

by David Howe
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This textbook offers the perfect introduction to the complex world of social work theory, giving a concise yet comprehensive overview of how practice is influenced by each theoretical approach described. The book begins by outlining the origins and historical context of social work, which allows the reader to see show how theoretical fashions have changed and adapted to certain times, and concludes with advice on the best way forward for the modern-day social worker. Packed with thought-provoking discussions surrounding the topic, students will be encouraged to question the theories portrayed – a skill crucial to being a truly effective social work practitioner.

Written by one social work's most highly regarded commentators, the book's accessible and easy-to-read writing style makes it a must-have companion for students and practitioners looking to gain an overall view of social work theory. 

AuthorDavid Howe
Edition1st ed. 2009
Height779 mm
Length516 mm
Width49 mm
Weight55 g
Language TypePublished
Number Of Items1
Number Of Pages240
Package Quantity1
Part Number9780230233126
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2009-06-15
Release Date2009-05-26
Sales Rank82789

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