Macro Social Work Practice: A Strengths Perspective (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

Macro Social Work Practice: A Strengths Perspective (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

by Dennis D. Long, Carolyn J. Tice, John D. Morrison, Carolyn Tice
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534640435

ISBN-13: 9780534640439

Pub. Date: 01/05/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Providing an in-depth introduction to community and organizational practice, this macro practice text gives students a philosophical foundation of core macro practice concepts and skills. This text utilizes the strengths perspective as its unifying theoretical model and offers detailed premises and strategies for working with communities and organizations and for…  See more details below

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Providing an in-depth introduction to community and organizational practice, this macro practice text gives students a philosophical foundation of core macro practice concepts and skills. This text utilizes the strengths perspective as its unifying theoretical model and offers detailed premises and strategies for working with communities and organizations and for promoting social justice. It is presented in structured fashion that is both theoretical and applied in nature and makes use of summaries, key terms and case examples to help students master the content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534640439
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/05/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
492,304
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


1. Defining Macro Practice. 2. Adopting a Strengths Perspective in Macro Practice. 3. Considerations for the Practitioner. 4. Calling Upon Consumer and Citizen Strengths. 5. Enriching Organizational Life. 6. Developing Community Resources and Capacities. 7. Social Planning. 8. Administration from a Strengths Perspective. 9. Accentuating Strengths in Policy Practice and Political Persuasion. 10. Promoting a Just Society. 11. Evaluating Macro Change. 12. Promoting Social Justice and Ideological Outlook.

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