Sociology for Social Workers
Sociology for Social Workers by Anne Llewellyn
Book DescriptionWhat is sociology? Why do I need sociology to be a social worker? How can sociology help to improve my practice? This major new textbook clearly shows how sociology can inform professional social work practice in the 21st century. It provides an easy-to-follow, jargon-free introduction to sociology for social work students, and covers a comprehensive range of topics. The book has been carefully designed to support and extend students learning, showing how sociology is exciting and relevant topic to social work with a variety of service user groups. Richly illustrated with evidence and examples, the book uses engaging case studies to demonstrate the relevance of sociology to everyday practice. This book provides: * Clearly defined learning aims * Structured activities and questions for discussion * A glossary of key sociological concepts. * Annotated bibliographies for further reading Although it assumes no previous knowledge of sociology, the book contains enough depth to suit those with some background in the discipline, as well as emphasizing the crucial links to practice. All three authors have a wealth of experience of teaching sociology at diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate levels to health and social care students, and use their expertise to demonstrate how sociology can contribute to positive social work practice. The book will be a valuable teaching aid within social work education, and other relevant health and social care disciplines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745636986
(245mm x 173mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 23-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anne Llewellyn
Sociology for Social Workers, Paperback (December 2014)
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Author Biography - Anne Llewellyn
Anne Llewellyn is Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Lorraine Agu is Senior Lecturer in Social Work, and David Mercer isSenior Lecturer in Social Work at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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