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The National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press are proud to announce that a new, completely updated, revised and expanded 20th edition of this essential work has published. The 400 articles in this 4-volume set cover all aspects of social, work from practice and interventions, social environments, social conditions and challenges, to social policy and history.

This new edition of the Encyclopedia includes coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster. Each thoughtful article is written and signed by a top academic or social work practitioner and includes a bibliography for further reading. For even further ease of use, all volumes are fully cross-referenced and includes a complete Index.

This convenient and authoritative core reference work is an essential tool for fact-finding, studying for licensing exams, supplementing course work, initiating literature searches, and supporting practice decisions. The Encyclopedia presents an in-depth look at the ever-changing field of social work. The foundation of any social work collection, the Encyclopedia will be a treasured addition to the library of practitioner, scholar, and student alike.

Synopsis:

Oxford University Press and The National Association of Social Workers are proud to announce that 2009's completely updated, revised and critically-acclaimed 20th edition of this essential work is now available in paperback. The 400 articles in this four-volume set cover all aspects of social work. Topics include practice and interventions, social environments, social conditions and challenges, and social policy and history.

This new edition of the Encyclopedia contains extensive coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster. Each thoughtful article is written and signed by a top academic or social work practitioner and includes a bibliography for further reading. Comprehensive and easy to use, all volumes are fully cross-referenced and include a complete index.

About the Author

Terry Mizrahi, Ph.D., MSW, Professor and Director of the Education Center for Community Organization (ECCO) School of Social Work, Hunter College

Larry E. Davis, Ph.D., MSW, Dean and Donald M. Henderson Professor at the School of Social Work, University Pittsburgh

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195310368
Author:
Mizrahi, Terry, Phd
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Mizrahi, Terry
Author:
Mizrahi, Terry, PhD
Author:
Davis, Larry E.
Author:
null, Terry
Author:
null, Larry E.
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Work
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Sociology | Social Work
Series Volume:
Four-volume set
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
2208
Dimensions:
7.6 x 10.4 x 6.4 in 8.9 lb

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» History and Social Science » Sociology » Reference and Methodology
» History and Social Science » Sociology » Social Work
» Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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"Synopsis" by , Oxford University Press and The National Association of Social Workers are proud to announce that 2009's completely updated, revised and critically-acclaimed 20th edition of this essential work is now available in paperback. The 400 articles in this four-volume set cover all aspects of social work. Topics include practice and interventions, social environments, social conditions and challenges, and social policy and history.

This new edition of the Encyclopedia contains extensive coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster. Each thoughtful article is written and signed by a top academic or social work practitioner and includes a bibliography for further reading. Comprehensive and easy to use, all volumes are fully cross-referenced and include a complete index.

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