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Organisations and Management in Social Work: Everyday Action for Change

Organisations and Management in Social Work: Everyday Action for Change

by Mark Hughes, Michael Wearing
     
 

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The Second Edition of Organisations and Management in Social Work examines the complex organizational settings in which social workers practice and identifies opportunities for taking action for positive change. A robust critique of organizational practices is encouraged throughout the book with an emphasis on active participation in the everyday life of

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The Second Edition of Organisations and Management in Social Work examines the complex organizational settings in which social workers practice and identifies opportunities for taking action for positive change. A robust critique of organizational practices is encouraged throughout the book with an emphasis on active participation in the everyday life of organizations to achieve social work's goals. The new edition has been fully updated to reflect the contemporary practice environment, with particular reference to leadership, and inter-agency and inter-disciplinary working.

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Praise for the first edition:

This is an excellent book. It is well written, thorough, relevant, up-to-date, critical andscholarly' -
Brian Dimmock, University of Gloucestershire 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446252314
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/29/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Mark Hughes is Professor of Social Work in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Southern Cross University, Australia. He has worked as a social worker in health, aged care and mental health settings in both Australia and the UK. He has also worked as a social work academic at the University of Queensland, the University of New South Wales, and Goldsmiths College London. Mark’s research interests centre on organisational practice, social work with older people, and lesbian and gay ageing. Mark is co-author of six books, as well as a range of journal publications.

Dr Michael Wearing is a Senior Lecturer in the Social Work Program, The School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. He teaches in a range of areas of theory, policy and practice in social work and criminology notably on organisational practice, human and health service delivery and working in youth justice and related areas. He trained as a social worker and sociologist at UNSW and maintains a strong research and publishing career in social policy and applied sociology in Australia and internationally.

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