All chapters include "Summary," "References," and "Suggested Readings."
I.VALUES AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES.
1.An Introduction to Macro Practice in Social Work.
2.The Historical Roots of Macro Practice.
3.Understanding the Problem and the Target Population.
II.THE COMMUNITY AS THE ARENA OF CHANGE.
5.Understanding and Analyzing Community Strengths and Problems.
6.Understanding a Community Human Service System.
III.THE ORGANIZATION AS THE ARENA OF CHANGE.
8.Analyzing Human Service Organizations.
IV.CHANGING MACRO SYSTEMS.
9.Developing an Intervention Strategy.
10.Selecting Appropriate Tactics.
Appendix A: Framework for Selecting Appropriate Tactics.
Appendix B: Case Example, Jackson County Foster Care.