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Empowerment, Participation and Social Work

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This is a thoroughly revised and updated edition of a rich and uniquely focused text. As with previous editions, the fourth offers coverage that spans both conceptual debates about empowerment and the range of practice issues and challenges that face a social work audience today. It provides a rigorous and extensive discussion of theory, drawing on global aspects of ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Elegant Blossom
I left the rating empty, 'cause I am not really sure how i should feel about this one. It was my compulsory course book and I needed to chew it for around 2 weeks. It was informative, rich in research and very comprehensive regarding to empowerment and participation theories for beginners in social work field. However, I need to admit that the writing style of Robert Adams made it so hard to follow the book's content. The structure of the book is also fragmented and not neat enough.

Well, in gen
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Robert Adams, formerly professor of human services development at the University of Lincoln and professor of social work at Teesside University, has been visiting professor at the University of the West of Scotland and now is emeritus professor in the School of Health and Social Care, Teesside University. He worked in the UK penal system, beginning at HM Prison Pentonville and latterly as act
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