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Social Work and the Community: A Critical Context for Practice [Paperback]

K Popple , P Stepney
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15 July 2008
How important is the notion of community to skilled social work? This book explores how the concept relates to policy, theory and professional practice. With analysis of contemporary social problems throughout a variety of community settings, this book demonstrates how important community-based approaches are to all social workers today.

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  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (15 July 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 140399126X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1403991263
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 15.3 x 22.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 680,398 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Clearly outlining the essential theory, policy and practice issues, this book explores how social work is carried out throughout a variety of community settings

About the Author

KEITH POPPLE is Professor of Social Work at London South Bank University, UK, and author of Analysing Community Work (Open University Press, 1995) as well as co-editor of two other books. He is a member of the editorial board of the quarterly international journal, Community Development Journal, for which he was editor from 1998 to 2003.

PAUL STEPNEY is Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Wolverhampton, UK and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Tampere, Finland. He is co-editor of Social Work Models, Methods and Theories: A Framework for Practice (Russell House Publishing, 2000).

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The book was in a perfect condition, very informative and is surely helping me out in my studies doing my undergraduate degree
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