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Sociology and Social Work

Third Edition


January 2021 | 385 pages | Learning Matters
Sociological perspectives can be used to analyse societal and structural influences on human behaviour at individual, group and community levels. The authors link sociological concepts, debates and theories relating to key areas such as poverty, social exclusion, education, social class and social justice to develop your students' understanding of how sociological perspectives will impact upon their social work placements and practice.

 
Chapter 1: Developing a sociological imagination: Debunking society
 
Chapter 2: Poverty and social work users
 
Chapter 3: Social exclusion, sociology and social work
 
Chapter 4: Families
 
Chapter 5; Community
 
Chapter 6: Moral Panics
 
Chapter 7: Education
 
Chapter 8: Social class
 
Chapter 9: Looking back, looking forwards: The relevance of sociology for social work

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