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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Members of every profession agree on many things - and disagree on many others. Social work education often downplays controversy, making teaching in, and learning about, the field much less stimulating than it otherwise could be. qit- Controversial Issues in Social Work -qit highlights the value of controversy by using a debate format to present both sides of 24 topical and timely issues.

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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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