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Social Work and Social Welfare

An Introduction

Genres: Social work
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc, Belmont, CA, United States
Imprint: Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
Published: 11th Aug 2007
Dimensions: w 188mm h 234mm d 30mm
Weight: 1060g
ISBN-10: 0495095125
ISBN-13: 9780495095125
Barcode No: 9780495095125
Synopsis
This popular text is designed to give you a broad understanding about the social work profession and the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors demonstrate that there are many reasons why social problems occur. You'll explore the history, values, economic, political and cultural factors that surround these issues, as well as the attempts to solve or address them. Throughout this thought-provoking text, you'll be challenged to think critically about issues in a new way, and gain a more in-depth comprehension and appreciation for this important profession.

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