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Description - Social Work Theories in Context by Karen Healy

This innovative textbook provides a comprehensive guide to social work practice across a range of organisational contexts, presenting social work as a diverse activity that is profoundly shaped by public policies, service missions, and practice locations. The book tackles the most current and topical theories and perspectives in a clear and accessible way, using an integrated and flexible framework which links context, theory, and practice approaches. Its international breadth and supportive pedagogical features will ensure the book's value to students of social work all over the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403916228
ISBN-10: 1403916225
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 157mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Karen Healy

KAREN HEALY is Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Applied Human Sciences at The University of Queensland, Australia. She has practised as a social worker in health, youth, and child protection services. She is the author of Social Work Practices: Contemporary Perspectives on Change,(Sage 2000), and has written extensively on social work and policy studies.

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