4 edition of Social Theory and Social Practice found in the catalog.
February 15, 2002
by Transaction Publishers
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||200|
This fully revised, updated, and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook lays out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, combining theoretical discussions with discussions of social policy in practice/5(16). Theory and Practice: A Straightforward Guide for Social Work Students by Siobhan Maclean. This is the third edition of this popular straightforward guide for social work students. Written by two experienced practice educators, the book is designed to address the anxieties that many social work students have about social work theory and the way it relates to practice.
Book Review by Manohar Pawar Social Development: Theory and practice by James Midgley, SAGE, London, Social Development Issues, , 36 (2), This book shows how much more the social sciences have to offer. The contributors to Sustainable Practices: Social Theory and Climate Change come from different disciplines – sociology, geography, economics and philosophy – but are alike in taking social theories of practice as a .
In Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory Patricia Hill Collins offers a set of analytical tools for those wishing to develop intersectionality's capability to theorize social inequality in ways that would facilitate social change. While intersectionality helps shed light on contemporary social issues, Collins notes that it has yet to reach its full potential as a critical social theory. (). Social Development: Theory and Practice, by James Midgley. The Journal of Development Studies: Vol. 50, No. 9, pp. Author: Reza Hasmath.
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Social Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice is well worth the time of anyone interested in the field. In a nice difference to many other books on the subject, this book situates social entrepreneurship to broader theories of social change.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: 8. Complete with international examples drawn from around the world, Social Development: Theory and Practice demonstrates how social development theory translates into practical application.
This book is essential reading for students in development studies, social policy, public administration and social work, and for policymakers and development practitioners everywhere.5/5(2). Social Theory and Social Practice is a unique effort at applied social theory.
Hans L. Zetterberg believes that social research has now advanced so far that social scientists can give advice without being restricted to new research projects. They can use previously proven theories as the basis for sound practical recommendations.
Walking through social development’s key theoretical principles and practice strategies, this book shows how it promotes peoples’ wellbeing not only in the Global South, where it first emerged, but in the Western countries as well. Theory and Practice in Clinical Social Work is the authoritative handbook for social work clinicians and clinicians-in-training that catches up with rapid social changes and presents decisive plans for responding to the needs of an increasingly diverse clientele/5(5).
Psychodynamic Social Work (Columbia, ), and Essentials of Clinical Social Work (). He is the (Founding) Editor of Psychoanalytic Social Work, and also serves on several other editorial boards. Recognized as a distinguished practitioner by the National Academies of Practice, he maintains a part-time practice in psychoanalysis and Cited by: This book offers a much-needed critical overview of the concept of social justice and its application in professional social work practice.
Social justice has a rich conceptual genealogy in critical theory and political philosophy. This fully revised, updated, and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook lays out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, combining theoretical discussions with discussions of social policy in practice.
Paul Spicker provides readers with a sense of the scope, range, and purpose of social policy studies and helps foster a critical awareness of the problems that.
Social Work Theory and Practice helps readers understand how theory impacts and informs social work practice across a range of contexts and different service user groups. This helpful resource begins by briefly setting the context, introducing readers to the importance of social work theory and its development over the years, before moving on to examine different types of theory across 17 tightly.
Its effects on social theory were staggering. Since salvation is bestowed by the operation of grace in the heart and by that alone, the whole fabric of organized religion, which had mediated between the individual soul and its Maker--divinely commissioned hierarchy, systematized activities, corporate institutions--drops away, as the blasphemous.
Social Theory and Practice provides a forum for the discussion of theoretical and applied questions in social, political, legal, economic, educational, and moral philosophy, including critical studies of classical and contemporary social philosophers.
It features original philosophical work by authors from all relevant disciplines, including the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Description: Social Theory and Practice is intended to provide a forum for the discussion of theoretical and applied questions in social, political, legal, economic, educational, and moral philosophy, including critical studies of classical and contemporary social philosophers.
We feature original philosophical work by authors from all relevant disciplines, including the humanities, the social. This book is comprised of 10 chapters organized into three sections. After an introduction to the theoretical aspects of the relationship between sociological knowledge and social practice (political practice and policy-making in particular), the discussion turns to some topical and interrelated problems such as the scientific and technical.
In Social Work: Critical Theory and Practice Jan Fook provides a textbook that is organized with a reflective approach to social work. The discussion and description of theories and practices is interspersed with exercises which engage the reader in an interactive process of.
Social workers practice across a wide range of settings with many different people. Some work primarily with individuals, some work with families or groups of people in therapeutic or community contexts, while others focus on community advocacy, community action and social change.
In such diverse disciplinary contexts, the notion of theoretically informed practice can seem complicated. Human Behavior Theory and Social Work Practice remains a foundation work for those interested in the practice and teaching of social work.
Roberta Greene covers theoretical areas and individual theorists including classical psychoanalytic thought, Eriksonian theory, Carl Rogers, cognitive theory, systems theory, ecological perspectives, social construction, feminism, and by: Written by two experienced practice educators, the book is designed to address the anxieties that many social work students have about social work theory and the way it relates to practice.
The guide provides a straightforward explanation of the major theories used in social work practice., Prompts for reflection about how each theory relates /5(). Yet social workers do draw upon a range of theoretical perspectives in their work, using theory to help understand and make sense of what is in reality a complex human world.
Many theories used by social workers can also be found influencing the practices of allied professionals: counsellors, psychologists and others working within the human Author: Marie Connolly, Louise Harms.
Understanding how theory informs social work practice is an area that students can often find challenging. This book will help students understand how theory impacts and informs social work practice across a range of contexts and with different service user groups.
The landscape of social theory has changed significantly over the three decades since the publication of Anthony Giddens and Jonathan Turner’s seminal Social Theory Today.
Sociologists in the twenty-first century desperately need a new agenda centered around central questions of social theory. In Social Theory Now, Claudio E. Benzecry, Monika Krause, and Isaac Ariail Reed set a new course.The book is broad in scope, contemporary, yet grounded in social work traditions of "ethics"; "theories of social work" and "social work practice".
The contributors, experts in their field, from around the globe, bring diverse and creative views about the nature of social work theory and how theory can be realised through practice.Social Theory, Power and Practice explores key strands of contemporary social theory in developing an innovative framework for understanding the operation of power.
This draws on structural theories of inequality and oppression and poststructural deconstructions of discourse, identity and emotion.