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Social Work and Empowerment: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Social Work and Empowerment: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Robert Adams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230019994

ISBN-13: 9780230019997

Pub. Date: 02/05/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of a rich and uniquely focused text. As with previous editions, the fourth offers coverage that spans both conceptual debates about empowerment and the range of practice issues and challenges that face a social work audience today. It provides a rigorous and extensive discussion of theory, drawing on global aspects

Overview

This is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of a rich and uniquely focused text. As with previous editions, the fourth offers coverage that spans both conceptual debates about empowerment and the range of practice issues and challenges that face a social work audience today. It provides a rigorous and extensive discussion of theory, drawing on global aspects of empowerment and linking this clearly to the needs of service users. This new edition includes additional examples reflecting varied global contexts as well as new material on empowering children and adults. Proper emphasis is also given to clarity of style and accessibility so that the book continues to offer an essential resource at all levels of study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230019997
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Series:
Practical Social Work Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.11(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Fourth Edition
• PART 1: THEORIES, MODELS AND METHODS FOR EMPOWERING PRACTICE
• Ingredients of Empowerment: the Global Challenge
• Frameworks for Empowerment
• PART 2: PRACTISING EMPOWERMENT
• Self-Empowerment
• Empowering Individuals
• Empowering Groups
• Empowering Organisations
• Empowering Communities and Political Systems
• Empowering Evaluation
• PART 3: ISSUES FOR SOCIAL WORK
• Empowering Service Users and Carers
• Towards an Empowering Social Work
• Bibliography
• Index

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