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Modern Social Work Theory free pdf This masterly text is a classic in its field and will be a reliable companion throughout the course of your studies and your career as a social work practitioner. In this substantially reworked and updated fourth edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice, and comparisons between them. Modern Social Work Theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: * the most complete coverage of social work theory, from classic perspectives to the very latest ideas, including a new chapter dedicated to strengths, narrative and solutions approaches * a host of brand new case examples showing how theories can be applied to everyday practice * new analysis of the ethical dimensions of different social work theories and what common values they share * 'Pause and Reflect' questions to encourage you to draw on your own experience and develop your thinking * updated 'Example text' sections which summarise the most current thinking and help bridge the gap between introductions to each theory and more specialist writing.

About Malcolm Payne

Malcolm Payne is a writer, academic and consultant on social work, social care management and multiprofessional teamwork. Currently Policy and Development Adviser at St Christopher's Hospice, London, he was previously Director of Psychosocial and Spiritual Care at the Hospice. He has held academic posts at the University of Bristol, UK, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and Opole University, Poland. He has honorary appointments at the Department of Social Policy, Helsinki University, Finland and the School of Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, UK.

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Author : Malcolm Payne
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 23 January 2014
ISBN : 0230249604
EAN : 9780230249608
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 464 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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