Knowing and caring: philosophical issues in social work
A highly readable, well-researched presentation regarding the efforts to achieve a more adequate philosophical framework for social work...This is a very timely and highly relevant topic both for the professional seeking credibility and the general public seeking clarification...An excellent summary review is included as well as a bibliography and extensive index. Libraries serving social workers, advanced social work students, and the general public.
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THE NATURE OF SOCIAL WORK
OF SOCIAL WORK PHILOSOPHY
RELATIONSHIP TO PHILOSOPHY
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