Controversial Issues in Social Work

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Eileen D. Gambrill, Robert Pruger
Allyn and Bacon, 1992 - Political Science - 394 pages
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Controversial Issues in Social Work is for social work educators as well as social work practitioners and students of social work. It is for readers who wish to deepen their understanding of issues of concern to social work by considering opposing viewpoints of these issues. It is for use both within and outside of formal educational programs. It could be used as a text in courses on the field of social work or social work practice to highlight points that should be considered when discussing or thinking about important issues or it could be used to supplement a main text.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Debates about Social Work
13
Should Social Workers Work for ForProfit Firms?
27
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Leonard Gibbs (MSSW, ACSW) received his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in Social Welfare, in 1977. He has since taught a full range of courses in the baccalaureate program in social work at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Much of his research has concerned teaching and ways to improve practice decision making.

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