Social work and social exclusion : the idea of practice / Michael Sheppard

Author(s): Sheppard, Michael
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Subjects: Social service
Marginality, Social
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 281 p. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006012017
ISBN: 0754647684 (hbk)
ISBN: 0754647706 (pbk)
ISBN: 9780754647683 (hbk)
ISBN: 9780754647706 (pbk)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-269) and indexes
Contents: Introduction -- Social exclusion and social work -- Social work and social exclusion -- The nature of social work -- Knowledge and values, postmodernism and social work -- Need -- Authority and choice -- Empowerment -- Maintenance, social functioning and coping -- Interpretivism, reflection and social work as art -- Social work, science and technical instrumentalism -- Judgement and decision making : practical reasoning, process knowledge and critical thinking -- Social work intervention and human nature -- Conclusion : the discipline of social work
OCLC Number: 67374845
ISBN/ISSN: 0754647684