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Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work

1st Edition

Edited by Nigel Parton


256 pages

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Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work has two inter-related themes. First to account for and analyse current changes in social work and secondly, to assess how far recent developments in social theory can contribute to their interpretation. Representing the work of a range of academics all involved in research and teaching in relation to social work, it considers issues of central significance to everyone interested in the theory, policy, and practice of social work.


'Brings home a number of current issues in a thought-provoking and well argued discourse.' - Lynne Hooton, Glasgow Caledonian University

'This is an important book for all those who are thinking and worrying about the future of the social services and of social work education.' - Community Care Magazine

'A wonderful book reminding us of the value of careful reflection … full of thoughtful and provocative insights … I have already used this text for a variety of purposes and with a variety of audiences … Buy this book; it is great.' - Brid Featherstone in Child and Family Social Work

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery