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Author Oak, Eileen.

Title Social work and social perspectives / Eileen Oak ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.

Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

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 UniM Bail  361.32 OAK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Imagining social work sociologically -- Social theory and social work practice -- : the changing welfare landscape -- Poverty, social exclusion and citizenship -- Sociology, the law and social work -- Work with service users -- Valuing diversity and difference -- Social theory assessment, care planning and evaluation -- Sociology and international social work.
Summary "This text demonstrates the relationship between social work and sociological theory. It provides students with a strong knowledge base to support the development of critical social work practice." "The book integrates both theory and practice to cover a wide range of sociological material. Each chapter defines and explains the sometimes complex vocabulary associated with sociology and then illustrates its relevance to social work practice. Adopting a step-by-step approach, Oak provides social work students with the conceptual tools necessary for competent and socially aware practice."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Campling, Jo.
Subject Social service.
Social service -- Practice.
Social policy.
Standard Number 2739242
ISBN 9780230004641 (paperback)
0230004644 (paperback)