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Social work for sociologists : theory and practice

Author: Kate Van Heugten; Anita Gibbs
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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In Social Work for Sociologists, a team of international authors with backgrounds in social work and sociology explain and illustrate how "the social work imagination" links theory and practice to interventions and outcomes. Van Heugten, Gibbs, and contributors address lingering disciplinary divisions and controversies about the appropriateness of engaging with public issues and social justice concerns, and  Read more...
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Social work for sociologists.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
(DLC) 2015007865
(OCoLC)904801155
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Van Heugten; Anita Gibbs
ISBN: 9781137389688 1137389680 9781349572816 1349572810
OCLC Number: 914814042
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 193 pages) : illustrations
Contents: PART I --
1. Overview of the Historical and Contextual Development of Sociology and Social Work; Kate van Heugten and Anita Gibbs --
2. Key Social Work Frameworks for Sociologists; Anita Gibbs and Kate van Heugten --
3. Key Values, Ethics, and Skills for Working with People; Kate van Heugten and Anita Gibbs --
PART II --
4. Moving from Risk to Safety: Work with Children and Families in Child Welfare Contexts; Emily Keddell and Tony Stanley --
5. Working with Groups: Group Work with Young Pacific Islands People; Patrick Vakaoti --
6. Bicultural Practice: Beyond Mere Tokenism; Anaru Eketone and Shayne Walker --
7. Analyzing and Solving Social Problems; Anita Gibbs --
8. Stress and Violence in the Workplace: Theory and Practice; Kate van Heugten and Cathryne L. Schmitz --
9. Facilitating Research Mindedness in a Sociology Research Internship Course; Martin Tolich.
Responsibility: edited by Kate van Heugten and Anita Gibbs.

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Social Work for Sociologists introduces important frameworks, concepts, models, and skills from social work that will help sociologists as they plan their human service careers and will prepare them  Read more...

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