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Community Social Work
A Guide for Best Practice



December 2050 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book is a practical analysis of the theory and policy frameworks underpinning community work today, highlighting the importance of anti-oppressive practice and cross-cultural awareness for effective engagement in community settings. Founded upon the views and experiences of community practitioners from a wide range of professional contexts and using case studies, guidelines and exercises to enhance its main messages, the text offers students and professionals a range of strategies for successful practice in a community context.

Essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate social work students as well as practitioners in the field.

 
Introduction
 
PART ONE: Understanding the Debates
 
A Historical Perspective
 
Where Are We Now?
 
PART TWO: Doing Work In and With Communities
 
Working In and With Communities
 
Partnering the Community
 
Difference and Diversity in Communities
 
Dilemmas and Conflict in Community Working
 
PART THREE: Tools for Practice
 
Practice in The Community
 
Tools for Working with Communities
 
Evaluating Community Work

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