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Social Work and Empowerment: Fourth Edition / Edition 4
     

Social Work and Empowerment: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Robert Adams
 

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ISBN-10: 0230019994

ISBN-13: 9780230019997

Pub. Date: 02/05/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Now in its fourth edition this book continues to offer in-depth coverage spanning both conceptual debates about empowerment and a range of practice issues. The clarity and accessibility, as well as new examples reflecting varied global contexts and material on empowering children and adults, make it an essential resource at all levels of study.

Overview

Now in its fourth edition this book continues to offer in-depth coverage spanning both conceptual debates about empowerment and a range of practice issues. The clarity and accessibility, as well as new examples reflecting varied global contexts and material on empowering children and adults, make it 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:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to 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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