Sociology and Social Work

Author: Jo Cunningham,Steve Cunningham

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 147390725X

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Sociological perspectives and their application to social work are an inherent part of the QAA benchmark statements in the social work degree. In addition, graduates must understand how sociological perspectives can be used to dissect societal and structural influences on human behaviour at individual, group and community levels. This fully-revised second edition includes a new chapter on social class and welfare and is mapped to the new Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work.
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Sociology for Social Workers

Author: Anne Llewellyn,Lorraine Agu,David Mercer

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 0745636985

Category: Social Science

Page: 337

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How can sociology contribute to positive social work practice? This introductory textbook uses pedagogical features such as chapter summaries, numerous examples, a glossary, activities and annotated further reading.
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Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers

Author: Viviene E. Cree

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134748965

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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How does a social work student make the connection between sociological knowledge and day-to-day social work procedures? Sociology for Social Workers provides an introduction to sociological ideas and research and places it firmly into the context of social work practice. It takes the issues that sociology addresses and uses them to show how social work can be better informed and improved. Each chapter provides full referencing, so that students and social work practitioners can follow up on primary sources to pursue and develop the most useful specific themes and ideas.
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Sociology for Social Work

An Introduction

Author: Chris Yuill,Alastair Gibson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446200574

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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This excellent textbook introduces the social work student to the field of sociology, illustrating how sociology is connected to and fundamental to effective social work practice. Each chapter applies theory to practice and is uniquely co-written by a sociologist, social worker and service user. A wide range of topics and subjects relevant to social work are covered, including: -Gender -Class -Ethnicity and race -Ageing -Health -Intimacies -Social exclusion -Crime and deviance -Communities -Disability The book comes with access to an exciting companion website offering the reader downloads, web links, powerpoint slides and case studies. Every chapter of the book further includes further case studies, along with lots of clear definitions of terms, and reflection points, making this book the essential introductory text for all social work students.
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Issues in Sociology and Social Work—Aging, Medical, and Missionary Research and Application: 2012 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1481648330

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

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Issues in Sociology and Social Work—Aging, Medical, and Missionary Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Social Science. The editors have built Issues in Sociology and Social Work—Aging, Medical, and Missionary Research and Application: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Social Science in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Sociology and Social Work—Aging, Medical, and Missionary Research and Application: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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Sociology and Social Work

Perspectives and Problems

Author: Brian J. Heraud

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483139948

Category: Social Science

Page: 318

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Sociology and Social Work: Perspectives and Problems focuses on the relationship of sociology and social work. The book first offers information on the relationship of sociology and social work. Existing sociological views in social work; nature of applied sociology; development of sociology; and social work as a focus of sociological interest are discussed. The text puts emphasis on sociological perspective. Considerations include the individual in society, co-operation and conflict, sociology and other sciences, and society in the individual. The selection also underscores family and kinship, analysis of the community, and social stratification. The text also looks at child rearing, language, and social class. Changes in the stratification system; childhood as a preparation for class membership; and the relationship of social class and social work are explained. The book also underscores the social functions, professionalization, and organizational context of social work. Direction of change, social work and society, and public knowledge of social work are examined. The text is a vital reference for readers wanting to explore the relationship of social work and sociology.
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Sociology For Social Workers

Author: Suresh Murugan

Publisher: Social work department, PSGCAS

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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ABOUT PROJECT MSW : CONVERSION OF SOCIAL WORK STUDY MATERIALS (IN PAPER) INTO SOFT COPIES, ELIMINATING THE DIFFUCILTIES IN GETTING STUDY MATERIALS.
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Women Criminals in India

Sociological and Social Work Perspective

Author: A. Thomas William,A. J. Christopher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788126116010

Category: Criminals

Page: 257

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Women Empowerment Is The Felt Need Of The Sociologists, Social Workers, Criminologists, The Government And The Welfare Organizations. In This Context Correction Of Women Criminals In The Social Work Philosophy May Help The Fallen Women To Lead A Socially Purposeful Life.In This Book Criminality Of Women Is Extensively Analyzed In Sociological And Social Work Perspective. The Criminals Are Classified Under Various Patterns Such As Murderers And Non-Murderers, Crime Involving Victim And Non-Victim, Crime Against Person, Property And Morality, Convicts And Under Trials And Short Term And Long Term Prisoners. An Analysis Has Been Made With Available Variables On The Above Said Pattern.The Book Also Probes Into The Prison System, Facilities Available And Especially How Effective Is The Prison Life In Correcting The Fallen Women. The Study Also Extended Its Scope By Adding About Their Future Plan After Release. Suitable Rehabilitative Measures Both Inside The Prison-For The Deviant Women And Outside-For The Family Are Crucial And Important In Order To Curb The Problem From Its Root Cause.This Book Is A Rich Source Of Interest To The Professional Social Workers, Correctional Workers, And Scholar Of Correctional Social Work, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology And Women Studies. This Book Is Also Very Much Useful To Welfare Officials, Non Governmental Organization (Ngos), Women Movements, Women Organization, Police Officials, Prison Reformers And Everybody Those Who Are Interested In Women And Deviance.
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Issues in International Sociology and Social Work Research and Application: 2011 Edition

ScholarlyBrief

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464968365

Category: Social Science

Page: 79

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Issues in International Sociology and Social Work Research and Application: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyBrief™ that delivers timely, authoritative, comprehensive, and specialized information about International Sociology and Social Work Research and Application in a concise format. The editors have built Issues in International Sociology and Social Work Research and Application: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about International Sociology and Social Work Research and Application in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in International Sociology and Social Work Research and Application: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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The Sociology of Social Work

Author: Martin Davies

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415043571

Category: Social Science

Page: 259

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Although there have been previous titles designed to introduce social work students to sociology as a relevant discipline, this book actually focuses on social work as a subject for sociological analysis.
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Applied Sociology for Social Work

Author: Ewan Ingleby

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526418711

Category: Social Science

Page: 152

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Sociology can help students understand why and how so many of the problems their service users face occur in the first place, helping them choose effective ways to communicate and make informed decisions on how their needs can be fully met. This book offers students a framework to explore how their professional responsibility to understanding sociology can be realised in every aspect of their work with a diverse range of service user groups including children and families, adults, older people, people with learning disabilities and people suffering from mental distress. The book takes students step-by-step through the theoretical grounding, what sociology is, how it is relevant to everyday social work practice, and what are the key aspects of sociological theory that need to be understood.
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Research in Sociology and Social Work

Radhakamal Mukerjee Memorial Volume

Author: Saiyid Zafar Hasan

Publisher: [Lucknow] : Department of Sociology and Social Work, University of Lucknow

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social science research

Page: 342

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Collection of articles on sociology and social work in India; memorial volume honoring the Indian sociologist Radhakamal Mukerjee, 1887-1968.
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Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers

Author: Cree,Viviene E. Cree

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415446211

Category: Medical

Page: 235

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How does a social work student make the connection between sociological knowledge and day-to-day social work? Sociology for Social Workers and Probation Officers provides an introduction to sociological ideas and research and places them firmly into the context of actual social work practice. It encourages readers to develop critical awareness and reach their own judgements about the usefulness and implications of holding certain conceptual positions and shows how social work can be better informed and improved by doing so. Fully revised and updated throughout, this second edition examines sociology in relation to key areas of social work and probation practice, and includes one new chapter. Areas covered are: Family Childhood Youth Community Care and Caring Health and Illness Crime. Essential reading for all social work and probation studies students, this text looks beyond individual and psychological explanations and solutions to develop a sociological knowledge base for social work practice.
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Social Policy and Social Work: An Introduction

Author: Jo Cunningham,Steve Cunningham

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844457595

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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An understanding of social policy is crucial for social workers as it underpins and shapes the legislative framework that they work within. From safeguarding service users and enabling them to improve their lives, to protecting the most vulnerable in society, social policy also has a vital role to play within social work education. It is important therefore for students to engage critically with social policy. This book introduces policy and shows how it has changed and evolved over time, how it reflects changes in society, and how it is applied to everyday practice.
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Sociology and Social Work

Perspectives and Problems

Author: Brian J. Heraud

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social service

Page: 306

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Social Policy and Social Work

An Introduction

Author: Jo Cunningham,Steve Cunningham

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473933846

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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An understanding of social policy is crucial for social workers as it underpins and shapes the legislative framework that they work within. From safeguarding service users and enabling them to improve their lives, to protecting the most vulnerable in society, social policy also has a vital role to play within social work education. It is important therefore for students to engage critically with social policy. This book introduces policy and shows how it has changed and evolved over time, how it reflects changes in society and how it is applied to everyday practice.
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Toward a sociology of social work

a report of the annual meeting, August 18, 1953

Author: Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region. Research Dept,Ernest Greenwood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social service

Page: 66

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