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.

Criminal and Juvenile Justice

Criminal and juvenile justice

Social work in the criminal justice system with adults and young people is distinct from other forms of social work for a number of significant reasons. With this type of frontline practice, social work is mandated by courts of law. In other words, people are made subject to court orders requiring them to work ...

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