Social Work and the Community
A Critical Context for Practice
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Social Work and the Community by Keith Popple
Book DescriptionClearly outlining the essential theory, policy and practice issues, this book explores how social work is carried out throughout a variety of community settings.It examines a variety of community settings to be relevant throughout a wide audience. It is readable and easy to digest, appealing to social workers at all levels. It establishes a lucid theoretical framework.How important is the notion of community to skilled social work? This book explores how the concept relates to policy, theory and professional practice. With analysis of contemporary social problems throughout a variety of community settings, this book demonstrates how important community-based approaches are to all social workers today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403991263
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Keith Popple
Analysing Community Work, Paperback (April 2015)» View all books by Keith Popple
This is a key text in community work, discussing international thinkers and arguing for more critical analysis of community work.
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Author Biography - Keith Popple
KEITH POPPLE is Professor of Social Work at London South Bank University, UK, and author of Analysing Community Work (Open University Press, 1995) as well as co-editor of two other books. He is a member of the editorial board of the quarterly international journal, Community Development Journal, for which he was editor from 1998 to 2003. PAUL STEPNEY is Lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Wolverhampton, UK and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Tampere, Finland. He is co-editor of Social Work Models, Methods and Theories: A Framework for Practice (Russell House Publishing, 2000).
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