The Blackwell Companion To Social Work

Author by : Martin Davies
Language : en
Publisher by : Wiley-Blackwell
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Description : This successful guide to social work theory and practice has now been fully revised and a substantial amount of new material has been added in order to make it even more comprehensive.


The Blackwell Companion To Social Work

Author by : Martin Davies
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Fully revised and restructured, this fresh edition offers students and trainee social workers an incisive and authoritative introduction to the subject. As well as entirely new sections on theory and practice, the expert contributions which have shaped the companion’s leading reputation have been updated and now include innovative standalone essays on social work theory. Comprehensively reworked new edition comprising six substantive sections covering essential topics for trainee social workers – in effect, six books in one Includes an extensive introduction and chapters by leading experts on the focus and purpose of social work Provides a unified textbook for trainees and an invaluable professional reference volume Features a wealth of new material on theory and practice alongside detailed expositions of the social and psychological framework, stages in the human life cycle, and the objectives and core components of social work Each chapter lists five key points to remember, questions for discussion, and recommendations for further reading


The Blackwell Companion To Social Movements

Author by : David A. Snow
Language : en
Publisher by : Wiley-Blackwell
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Description : The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements is a compilation of original, state-of-the-art essays by internationally recognized scholars on an array of topics in the field of social movement studies. Contains original, state-of-the-art essays by internationally recognized scholars Covers a wide array of topics in the field of social movement studies Features a valuable introduction by the editors which maps the field, and helps situate the study of social movements within other disciplines Includes coverage of historical, political, and cultural contexts; leadership; organizational dynamics; social networks and participation; consequences and outcomes; and case studies of major social movements Offers the most comprehensive discussion of social movements available


Sociology For Social Workers And Probation Officers

Author by : Viviene E. Cree
Language : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : Examines the ways in which collective cultural identities are being reshaped under conditions of a postmodern geography and a communications environment of cable and satellite broadcasting. Looks at Europe, America, Islam and the Orient.


Social Work And Social Care Practice

Author by : Ian O'Connor
Language : en
Publisher by : Pine Forge Press
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Description : This lively and engaging book is an adaptation of the bestselling introductory social work book available in Australia. This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect wider changes that have characterized social work training and practice in recent years. It offers readers an essential grounding in the knowledge, values, and skills needed for successful completion of their degree.


The Sociology Of Social Work

Author by : Martin Davies
Language : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : Although there have been previous titles designed to introduce social work students to sociology as a relevant discipline, this book actually focuses on social work as a subject for sociological analysis.


Social Work With Adults

Author by : Martin Brett Davies
Language : en
Publisher by : Macmillan International Higher Education
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Description : Social workers are constantly making decisions under pressure. How do policy, law, research and theory influence what they do This important book provides the answers with a crystal-clear map of the adult social work field. Focused on four major themes - personalization, mental health, substance use, old age – the book brings together expert commentators to: ■ Outline the policy background; ■ Summarize the relevant law; ■ Describe the key theories; ■ Highlight the research findings. A wealth of real life case studies reveal, in detail, the challenges that social workers face every day. Through a series of questions, readers are invited to join in the process of 'Making connexions' between different elements of social work knowledge and practice. Edited by the highly respected Martin Davies, this authoritative and illuminating book explores the crucial role of social workers in securing a better future for vulnerable and disadvantaged service users. It is an essential investment for students, educators and practitioners alike.


The Blackwell Companion To The Sociology Of Culture

Author by : Mark D. Jacobs
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : This collection of original, state-of-the-art essays by prominent international scholars covers the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture. Provides an invaluable reference resource to all interested in the cultural structures and processes that animate contemporary life Contains 27 essays on the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture, including art, science, religions, race, class, gender, collective memory, institutions, and citizenship Reflects and analyzes the “cultural turn” that has transformed scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.


The Blackwell Companion To The Sociology Of Families

Author by : Jacqueline Scott
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Tackling issues relevant to family life today, this authoritative Companion shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe. Contains original essays by expert contributors on a wide range of topics relating to the sociology of families. Includes coverage of social inequality, parenting practices, children’s work, the changing patterns of citizenship, and multi-cultural families. Gives special attention to European and North American examples. Discusses previously neglected groups, including immigrant families and gays and lesbians. Explores how revolutionary changes in aging, longevity, and sexual behavior have radically affected the experience of different generations, and the relationships between them.


The Wiley Blackwell Companion To The Sociology Of Families

Author by : Judith Treas
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Total Read : 59
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Description : Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive volume investigates modern-day family relationships, partnering, and parenting set against a backdrop of rapid social, economic, cultural, and technological change. Covers a broad range of topics, including social inequality, parenting practices, children’s work, changing patterns of citizenship, multi-cultural families, and changes in welfare state protection for families Includes many European, North American and Asian examples written by a team of experts from across five continents Features coverage of previously neglected groups, including immigrant and transnational families as well as families of gays and lesbians Demonstrates how studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life across the globe Extensively reworked from the original Companion published over a decade ago: three-quarters of the material is completely new, and the remainder has been comprehensively updated