The SAGE Handbook of Social Work

Editor/Author Gray, Mel, Midgley, James and Webb, Stephen A.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-1-84920-751-5
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 19
Book Status: Available
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The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Editors and Contributors
  • Introduction - Mel Gray, James Midgley, and Stephen A. Webb
  • SECTION 1 Welfare, Social Policy, and Social Work
  • Introduction to Welfare, Social Policy, and Social Work
  • 1 Social Work, Social Policy, and Welfarism - David G. Gil
  • 2 Theorising the Neoliberal Welfare State for Social Work - Mimi Abramovitz
  • 3 New Modalities of Welfare Governance - Robert P. Fairbanks II
  • 4 Welfare Professionals and Street-Level Bureaucrats - Sanford F. Schram
  • 5 Gender and Welfare - Mary Daly
  • 6 Welfare and Social Development - James Midgley
  • SECTION 2 Social Work Perspectives
  • Introduction to Social Work Perspectives
  • 7 Practice Perspectives - Pamela Trevithick
  • 8 Ecological Perspective - Gordon Jack
  • 9 Behavioural Perspectives - Eileen Gambrill
  • 10 Family Perspectives - Jacqueline Corcoran
  • 11 Strengths Perspective - W. Patrick Sullivan
  • 12 Critical Perspectives - Karen Healy
  • SECTION 3 Social Work Practice
  • Introduction to Social Work Practice
  • 13 Knowledge for Reflexive Practice - Paula Doherty and Sue White
  • 14 Risk Assessment and Decision Making - Eileen Munro
  • 15 Integrative Psychotherapy - Marlene Cooper and Joan Lesser
  • 16 Crisis Intervention - Barry R. Cournoyer
  • 17 Empowering and Transformative Practice - Karen S. Haynes
  • 18 Community Practice - Keith Popple
  • SECTION 4 Social Work Values and Ethics
  • Introduction to Social Work Values and Ethics
  • 19 Codes of Ethics - Frederic G. Reamer
  • 20 Ethical Decision Making - Donna McAuliffe
  • 21 Anti-Oppressive Practice - Lena Dominelli
  • 22 Feminist Ethics of Care - Brid Featherstone and Kate Morris
  • 23 Diversity and Social Work Practice - Purnima Sundar, John Sylvestre, and Amandeep Bassi
  • 24 Human Rights and Social Justice - Richard Hugman
  • SECTION 5 Social Work Research
  • Introduction to Social Work Research
  • 25 Mapping the Social Work Research Agenda - Daniel Gredig, Ian Shaw, and Peter Sommerfeld
  • 26 Evidence-Based Practice and Social Work - Bruce A. Thyer
  • 27 Intervention Research - Brian J. Taylor
  • 28 Evaluation Research - Donald Forrester
  • 29 Qualitative Social Work Research - Deborah K. Padgett
  • 30 Participatory Action Research - Mark Baldwin
  • 31 Systematic Review - Elaine Sharland
  • SECTION 6 Social Work in Context
  • Introduction to Social Work in Context
  • 32 Child and Family Social Work - Stan Houston
  • 33 Mental Health - Barbara Fawcett
  • 34 Older People - Nancy R. Hooyman
  • 35 Disability - Romel W. Mackelprang
  • 36 Immigrants and Refugees - Doreen Elliott and Uma A. Segal
  • 37 Drug and Alcohol Interventions - Holly Matto
  • 38 Criminal and Juvenile Justice - Nicola Carr
  • 39 Family Support Services - Steven Walker
  • SECTION 7 Future Challenges for Social Work
  • Introduction to Future Challenges for Social Work
  • 40 The Future(s) of Social Work - Paul Michael Garrett
  • 41 Social Work Education - David Stoesz and Howard Karger
  • 42 Interprofessional Practice - Imogen Taylor
  • 43 New Technologies for Practice - Thomas Ley
  • 44 Service-User Involvement - Peter Beresford
  • 45 International Social Work - Narda Razack
  • 46 Social Work in ‘Developing’ Countries - Kwaku Osei-Hwedie and Morena J. Rankopo
  • 47 The Politics of Social Work - Iain Ferguson