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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care
by John Harris and Vicky White


Overview - This new dictionary provides over 1,500 alphabetically arranged definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This new dictionary provides over 1,500 alphabetically arranged definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field. Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. It also provides extended entries on special fields such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care. The dictionary includes useful appendices containing a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice. Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website.
A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social care and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programs.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780199543052
  • ISBN-10: 0199543054
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 515
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds

Series: Oxford Paperback Reference

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