Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective

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Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective

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This introductory social work book provides both a theoretical and applied overview of the U.S. social welfare system, with international perspectives throughout. Other strengths include themes of empowerment theory and practice and an ecosystems framework. Part I is devoted to the history of social work in the U.S. as well as issues of economic oppression, social oppression, human rights, and restorative justice. Part II is devoted to social work across the life cycle. -- Provided by publisher

Keywords

Social service; Public welfare; Human services; Social service -- United States;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9780534642822

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

Thomson Brooks/Cole

City

Belmont, CA

Department

Department of Social Work

Object Description

xix, 458 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

Language

EN

Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective

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