Social Work

Social Work

by Leslie Leighninger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313247757

ISBN-13: 9780313247750

Pub. Date: 01/19/1987

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Leslie Leighninger fills an important gap in the social work literature with her in-depth examination of the development of social work as a profession from the 1930s through the 1960s. She explores the major changes that took place during this period—the creation of a broad professional association, solidification of a system of graduate education,

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Leslie Leighninger fills an important gap in the social work literature with her in-depth examination of the development of social work as a profession from the 1930s through the 1960s. She explores the major changes that took place during this period—the creation of a broad professional association, solidification of a system of graduate education, development of an undergraduate training program, the rise and demise of a union movement, and the professionalization of public welfare—in a broad historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313247750
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/19/1987
Series:
Studies in Social Welfare Policies and Programs Series, #4
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

The 1920s: Diversity and the Beginnings of Professionalism

In Search of Professional Standards: Changes in the AASW Membership Requirements

Social Workers and Political Action: AASW Involvement in Social Planning During the Depression

Social Work and Public Service: Efforts toward a Professional Public Welfare Program

Confusion and Consolidation: Professional Identification During World War II

Public Service vs. Professional Standards: Conflict in Social Work Education in the 1940s

Broadening the Knowledge Base: Social Work's Use of Social Science in the 1950s

Attempts at Unity: Formation of the National Association of Socal Workers

Conclusion

Bibliographical Note

Bibliography

Index

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