Social Work Theories and Methods

Social Work Theories and Methods

by Mel Gray
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412947413

ISBN-13: 9781412947411

Pub. Date: 12/04/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This exciting book draws together the key contemporary theories, theorists and perspectives used in social work and explains how they are applied in practice and critiqued by social workers.  See more details below

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This exciting book draws together the key contemporary theories, theorists and perspectives used in social work and explains how they are applied in practice and critiqued by social workers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412947411
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/04/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

About the editors and contributors viii

Introduction 1

Part I Theorists 11

1 Jurgen Habermas Stan Houston 13

2 Anthony Giddens Harry Ferguson 23

3 Pierre Bourdieu Paul Michael Garrett 33

4 Michel Foucault Allan Irving 43

5 Judith Butler Brid Featherstone Lorraine Green 53

Part II Theories 63

6 Feminist social work Joan Orme 65

7 Critical social work Mel Gray Stephen A. Webb 76

8 Structural social work Steven F. Hick Kate Murray 86

9 Multiculturalism Purnima Sundar 98

10 Neoliberalism Sue Penna Martin O'Brien 109

11 Postmodernism Barbara Fawcett 119

Part III Perspectives 129

12 Social network analysis Deirdre M. Kirke 131

13 Ethnomethodology Gerald de Montigny 142

14 Ethnography Jerry Floersch Jeffrey L. Longhofer Megan Nordquest Schwallie 152

15 Discourse analysis and reflexivity Sue White 161

16 Evidence-based practice Debbie Plath 172

17 Ways of knowing Ian Shaw 184

References 195

Index 223

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