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Modern Social Work Theory

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This welcome new edition of a best-selling text offers a comprehensive survey of major theories relevant to social work practice and a clear assessment of the role and value of each approach based on the current critical literature. The book builds on the strength of the previous editions, with a major recasting of the first two chapters to bring them up to date, a wholly ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 366 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Palgrave MacMillan (first published 1990)
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