From Charity to Enterprise
The Development of American Social Work in a Market Economy
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From Charity to Enterprise by Stanley Wenocur
Book Description"How did social work evolve as a profession in the United States? Stanley Wenocur and Michael Reisch examine the history of social work and provide a theoretical model of professionalization for analyzing its development. They offer a provocative view of American social work as an enterprise seeking exclusive control over the definition, production, and distribution of an essential commodition. Now in paperback for the first time, "From Charity to Enterprise" sets the professionalization of social work into a dynamic social context. The explicit political and economic framework of Wenocur and Reisch's model enables the authors to examine how various subgroups within social work lost or gained control of the professional enterprise at various points."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252070730
(5830mm x 3895mm x 534mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stanley Wenocur
Community Practice, Paperback (March 2011)
This fully revised classic text provides a comprehensive and integrated overview of the community theory and skills fundamental to all areas of social work practice.
Social Work with Groups, Hardback (June 1993)» View all books by Stanley Wenocur
Describes continuity and change in group work, revisiting the theoretical idea of group work and allied work topics of the last decade; focuses on continuity, while also emphasising the need for more effective work to deal with groups with needs relating to bereavement, AIDS, gangs and so on.
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