2 edition of Sociology for social work found in the catalog.
Sociology for social work
Originally pub.: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1997.
|Statement||Lena Dominelli ; consultant editor, Jo Campling.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||294|
The book is supported by discussion of relevant theory and research in cultural Race: Cultural Influences on Human Social Life has stressed learner-centered teaching with the instructor taking on the role of a facilitator of learning. Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups, and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being. Social functioning is the way in which people perform their social roles, and the structural institutions that are provided [by whom?] to sustain them. Social work applies social sciences, such as Activity sectors: Social welfare, social services, government, health, public health, mental health, occupational safety and health, community organization, non-profit, law.
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Sociology and Social Work: Perspectives and Problems focuses on the relationship between sociology and social work, providing a sociological understanding of the problems social workers face. This book begins with an introduction to sociology and social work, followed by a discussion on the nature of a sociological perspective.
Introducing the social work student to the field of sociology, this book illustrates how sociology is connected to and fundamental to effective social work practice.
Each chapter applies theory to practice and is uniquely co-written by a sociologist, social worker, and service user/5. Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course.
It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories. The textbook presents section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful.
Buy Sociology and Social Work 1 by Jo Cunningham; Steve Cunningham (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13).
The Access students study a unit on Sociology as part of their course, and the course is intended mainly for prospective Social Workers, this book is really useful in making the link between Sociology and Social Work practice. It is reader friendly and easy Sociology for social work book understand.
This book covers a wide range of sociological topics and underpins the importance of why the sociological mind is an intrinsic part of social work practice.
The chapter on 'crime and society' is particularly useful during youth justice sessions but in particular, the chapters on 'gender' and 'poverty and exclusion' are essential texts for L5 BA.
Introducing the social work student to the field of sociology, this book illustrates how sociology is connected to and fundamental to effective social work practice. Each chapter applies theory to practice and is uniquely co-written by a sociologist, social worker, and service user/5(5).
The Development of Social Work Social work emerged as a profession out of the early efforts of churches and philanthropic groups to relieve the effects of poverty, to bring the comforts of religion to the poor, to promote temperance and encourage thrift, to care for children.
The book takes students step-by-step through the theoretical grounding, what sociology is, how it is relevant to everyday social work practice, and what are the key aspects of sociological theory Author: Ewan Ingleby. The second edition of this major textbook clearly shows how sociology can inform professional social work practice in the twenty-first century.
It provides an easy-to-follow, jargon-free introduction to sociology for social work students, with crucial links to practice across a comprehensive range of topics.
The need for an appreciation of the insights sociology has to offer about our world. Jo has taught sociology and social work practice for a number of years.
Before commencing her lecturing career, Jo was a social worker in the area of children and families. Research interests include childhood accidents and child death, and more recently the practice implications of asylum policy for professionals, children and their families. While this book focuses on Addams as peace theorist and activist it also shows how her eclectic interests and feminine standpoint led to pioneering efforts in American pragmatism, sociology, public administration and social work.
Each field, which traces its origin to this period, is actively recovering Addams’ : Hardcover. Go, Julian. Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Honorable Mention, Mirra Komarovsky Book Award for Best Book in Sociology, Eastern Sociological Society, ; Honorable Mention, Best Book in Sociology & Social Work, PROSE Award, given by The Association of American Publishers, Go, Julian.
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Developing a sociological imagination: Debunking society --ch. 2 Poverty and social work users --ch. 3 Social exclusion, sociology and social work --ch. 4 Families --ch. 5 Community --ch. 6 Moral panics --ch. 7 Education --ch. 8 Social class --ch.
9 Looking back, looking forwards: The relevance of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Sociology and social work: a misunderstood relationship / Martin Davies --Social work and sociological construction of a contemporary sociology of social work / Roger Sibeon --The sociology of welfare: where social work fits in / John Offer --Sociological perspectives on social work.
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Department of Government Sociology, Social Work & Psychology Telephone: () // Fax: () E-mail: [email protected] The University of the West Indies. While this book focuses on Addams as peace theorist and activist it also shows how her eclectic interests and feminine standpoint led to pioneering efforts in American pragmatism, sociology, public administration and social work.
Each field, which traces its origin to this period, is actively recovering Addams’ contributions. This book is an essential read for all social work students and newly-qualified practitioners.
Dr Steve Rogowski, Professional Social Work This new, updated version will help training and qualified social workers to make links between policy, practice and sociological theory and assist them to identify their role and contribution to challenging structural inequalities evident in society today/5(3).
The Journal provides an outstanding book review section as a regular feature of each issue. Since its first printing inthe Journal has published articles on such topics as social change, gender, race, homelessness, social welfare history, cultural diversity, international social welfare and the social dimensions of health and mental health.
Browse for social work books in the following Dewey numbers. [ Location: 2nd Floor Stacks] Social problems & services; associations Social problems & social welfare in general Social welfare problems & services Other social problems & Author: Tom Kmetz.Many of them find work in government, social service, business, and other service-related sectors of the economy.
Figure 4 shows that about 2, graduates earn their Master's degree in sociology each year.