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Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society (with MyHelpingLab)

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780205487622

ISBN10:
0205487629
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Provides students with a political perspective on social welfare with definitions of liberal, conservative, and radical positions, to help them better appreciate the political context of social welfare programs. This popular introductory text is written by two of the best-known authors in social work and social welfare. The Sixth Edition continues to examine the values, ethics, and knowledge needed by social workers, as well as exploring social workers' current roles in social welfare programs. Strong coverage of the history of social welfare movements throughout the text allows students to place developments in an historical context.

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This popular introductory text is written by two of the best-known authors in the social work and social welfare fields
The sixth edition continues to examine the values, ethics, and knowledge needed by social workers, as well as exploring social workers' current roles in social welfare programs
Strong coverage of the history of social welfare movements throughout the text allows students to place developments in a historical context
Highlights of the Sixth Edition: New data from National Opinion Research Corporation (NORC) interviews demonstrate the range of ideological identifications among Americans along a liberal-conservative continuum and describe the range of positions on particular social welfare issues
New photographs further liven up this well-designed, student-friendly text
More emphasis on the position that, in order to really understand social welfare, one must understand the ideological positions that shape it
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Thinking about a Career in Social Work, Leon Ginsberg This handy supplement is the perfect companion to any Allyn & Bacon social work text
It includes information on social work education, finding employment, salaries and benefits, and licensing and legal regulation
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