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Published: 01 October 2020

468 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197518465

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A Documentary History of Clark Atlanta University Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work (1920-2020)

Author Alma J. Carten

  • Shares the rich history of the oldest active member of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), intertwined with the development of the field of social work, racial identity, and higher education
  • Contextualizes the development of Whitney M. Young, Jr., School of Social Work in the face of changes in US social welfare policy, CSWE EPAS standards, and professional trends
  • Corrects inaccuracies about the psychological dissonance of matters of race in the US and reveals the iconic leaders behind social work education

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