The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.

Welfare, Social Policy, and Social Work
Welfare, social policy, and social work

Introduction

Section 1 on welfare, social policy, and social work examines welfare theory and its various approaches, including issues relating to the transformation of welfare and the nature and influence of social policy. The contemporary welfare state debate revolves around ...

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