A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care [NOOK Book]

Overview

This new dictionary provides over 1,500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care. Useful ...
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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

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Overview

This new dictionary provides over 1,500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care. Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social care and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This dictionary features 1,500-plus terms and concepts related to the social work field. In addition to social work, it includes definitions for related issues in psychology, sociology, and social policy. The entries by Harris and White (both, Univ. of Warwick, UK) are detailed yet clear... this dictionary should be beneficial to those new to the discipline. It provides enough detail to help familiarize readers with many of the universal theories and principles associated with social work." --CHOICE

Library Journal
While designed for UK audiences, this new title in Oxford's dictionary series, covering 1,500 terms, theories, methods, policies, organizations, and legislation, will be a suitable resource for U.S. professional and lay readers looking for international perspective. "Addiction," "confidentiality," and "older people" are just a few examples of the intriguing multidisciplinary topics covered in this work. Print and online further-reading resources are included at the end of some of the entries. Still, this reference serves as a secondary resource to the National Association of Social Work's The Social Work Dictionary. VERDICT A new compendium from a reputable source for larger social work/policy collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191039225
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 1/24/2013
  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,157,345
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

John Harris is a Professor in the School of Health and Social Studies at the University of Warwick. He previously worked for many years as a social worker and a manager in social services.

Vicky White is an Associate Professor in the School of Health and Social Studies at the University of Warwick.

They also co-authored Modernizing Social Work.

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Table of Contents

Introduction/Preface
Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care
Glossary of Acronyms
Index of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice

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