Praise for this edition: 'It is refreshing to see an excellent text updated and improved so clearly.' -Chris Kelly, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, UK 'This book forms part of an excellent triology of interrelated books...an invaluable book which is and will be a 'must have' for all social work students. As the blurb on the cover states it is no wonder that for many it is the 'social work bible'. - Practice: Social Work in Action
'As accessible and as readable as ever.' -Elaben Mistry Jackson, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Bradford, UK
Praise for the second edition
'A comprehensive second edition of what has become our most popular text for social work students, some of whom refer to it as the 'social work bible' -Debbie Williams, Glyndwr University, Wales, UK 'Excellent introductory reader that is a 'must' for all social work first year trainees.' -Professor Andrew Pithouse, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK Praise for the first edition
'...extremely good value for money; an essential for everyone's shelves.'
-British Journal of Social Work
A new edition of the
classic introduction to social work. Retaining the star cast of contributors, it's now bang up-to-date and even more closely tied to social work teaching.