Affecting Change: Social Workers in the Political Arena
An action-oriented text, the Sixth Edition of "Affecting Change" continues to provide new ideas and strategies to help students become better advocates for their future clients.
Updated to reflect changes in social welfare policy, this book shows students how to develop political action skills. This practical, step-by-step guide focuses on advocacy as the central mission of social work practice.
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"This book has a number of strengths, including succinctness and an informal, direct style which I think students will find refreshing. It is well organized, logical and clear and it puts policy practice within the framework of social work in an inviting way."
"Overall this text provides excellent resource information for students and introduces them to a new political vocabulary. The writing style is highly motivating and engaging, also the references and website resources are extremely useful for both students and instructors."
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