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.

Community Practice

Community practice

This chapter traces the path of community social work in the UK and elsewhere, which has been tossed around on a sea of social policies seeking to capitalise on the power of the ‘community’. It argues that this is an appropriate moment to encourage a revival of community social work in the UK since it fits with the ...

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