Empowerment, Participation and Social Work [NOOK Book]

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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.
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Empowerment, Participation and Social Work

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137146601
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/4/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

ROBERT ADAMS is Visiting Professor of Social Work, University of Teesside, UK. He has worked in social work and criminal justice settings and is the author of a number of books, including Social Policy for Social Work and Quality Social Work. He is also co-editor of the best-selling trilogy, Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates 2e, Critical Practice in Social Work and Social Work Futures.
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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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