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Published: 25 June 2015

136 Pages | 8 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198708452

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Social Work: A Very Short Introduction

Sally Holland and Jonathan Scourfield

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains what social work is and looks at its role in contemporary society
  • Includes a number of case studies looking at various social problems and social work relationships from around the world
  • Explores its history, considers its purpose and effectiveness, and discusses the theories and methods
  • Includes an international range of cases covering a variety areas of responsibility, including work with children, adults needing care, and work with offenders.
  • Part of best selling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide

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