Über den Autor
Keith Popple and Paul Stepney
PART 1: THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF COMMUNITY.- Introduction: The Idea of Community.- Theories of Community: The Contribution of Community Studies.- Rethinking Community: Globalisation, neo-liberalism and Inequality.- PART 2: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL POLICY.- Community as an Organising Focus for Social Policy.- Community Care: Promoting a needs-led and empowering service or using the market to contain costs?.- Remaking Community: Communitarianism and New Labour's 'Third Way' Project to Modernise the Welfare State.- PART 3: THEORY TO PRACTICE.- The Theory and Practice of Community Social Work.- Community Work and Community Action.- Future Possibilities for Community-Based Social Work in an International Context.
How important is the notion of community to skilled social work? This book explores how the concept relates to policy, theory and professional practice. With analysis of contemporary social problems throughout a variety of community settings, this book demonstrates how important community-based approaches are to all social workers today.
Clearly outlining the essential theory, policy and practice issues, this book explores how social work is carried out throughout a variety of community settings