Constructive Social Work: Towards a New Practice

Nigel Parton, Jo Campling, Patrick O'Byrne

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Abstract

Recent years have witnessed increased international interest in the relevance of social theories associated with postmodernism, social constructionism and narrative approaches for social work. The central aim of this unique book is to demonstrate how such ideas can make a direct and positive contribution to social work practice. The innovative approach is affirmative and reflexive and emphasis is given to dialogue, process and plurality of knowledge and voice. Richly illustrated by case examples, the book is an ideal introduction to a crucially important new area of social work theory.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRed Globe Press
Number of pages255
ISBN (Print)9780333747292, 9780333929483
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2000

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