Social Work in Contemporary Society / Edition 2

Social Work in Contemporary Society / Edition 2

by Charles D. Garvin, John E. Tropman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205271669

ISBN-13: 9780205271665

Pub. Date: 11/14/1997

Publisher: Pearson Education

Social Work in Contemporary Society, Second Edition represents more than an investment in your social work education; it is an investment in your future as a professional social worker. As you begin your social work practice, you will often have occasion to refer back to the principles you have learned in your coursework. Your textbook was written not simply to aid…  See more details below

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Social Work in Contemporary Society, Second Edition represents more than an investment in your social work education; it is an investment in your future as a professional social worker. As you begin your social work practice, you will often have occasion to refer back to the principles you have learned in your coursework. Your textbook was written not simply to aid you in the educational process, but to be of continuing assistance to you once you begin your professional practice. It embodies many of the concepts and terms that you will need as a professional social worker, and will be a valuable tool to use in your professional practice. Build your professional social work library with this volume; we believe it will serve you well in your career as a professional social worker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205271665
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/14/1997
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1The Historical, Political, and Intellectual Contexts for Social Work Activities
Ch. 1A History of Social Welfare and Social Work1
Ch. 2Social Work, Social Science, and Social Problems38
Ch. 3The Structure of the Welfare State64
Pt. 2How Social Workers Act to Bring about Change
Ch. 4Choosing a System Level for Change83
Ch. 5Helping Individuals to Change103
Ch. 6Helping Groups and Families to Change126
Ch. 7Helping Organizations to Change146
Ch. 8Helping Communities to Change176
Ch. 9Helping Societies to Change197
Pt. 3Social Service Institutions: The Locations of Social Welfare Activities
Ch. 10The Structure of Social Service Systems218
Ch. 11Service Delivery for Enhancing Criminal Justice235
Ch. 12Service Delivery for Promoting Health and Meeting the Needs of Older Adults262
Ch. 13Service Delivery for Enhancing Education296
Ch. 14Service Delivery for Enhancing the Welfare of Families and Children320
Ch. 15Social Work in the Workplace367
Ch. 16Service Delivery for Enhancing the Environment and Housing384
Pt. 4Professional Responsibilities, Priorities, and Values
Ch. 17Knowledge Development, Data Collection, and Research401
Ch. 18Social Work and the Elimination of Social Exploitation425
Ch. 19The Profession of Social Work444
Bibliography467
Name Index487
Subject Index493

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