The Empowerment Tradition in American Social Work: A History / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Columbia University Press
Arguing that empowerment is a recent term for a perspective which has been a central philosophy within the social work profession since the 1890s, Simon presents the history of this tradition from 1893 to the present and explores the social movements, ideas, and beliefs that have been most influential in shaping its development.
About the Author
Barbara Levy Simon is associate professor of social work at the Columbia University School of Social Work.