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Social Work free pdf Social work is a human profession founded on social justice. It is difficult however to negotiate this in the constantly-changing context of the twenty first century. Now in its' second edition, this book considers the critical tradition of social work and updates it with postmodern thinking. Jan Fook draws on critical reflection to help social workers deliver flexible, responsible and responsive practice and to celebrate the ageless ideals of the profession. Key ideas covered in the text include: - Postmodernism - Critical theories - Critical reflection - Contextuality The author draws on her own experiences, to relate theoretical ideas to real life. Summaries, exercises and further reading are also included in each chapter. The book will be essential reading for all undergraduate students of social work. It will also be a valuable resource for postgraduate students and qualified professionals, who want to revisit the critical tradition of social work.

About Jan Fook

Jan Fook initially trained as a social worker but has been an academic for over 35 years. She has worked in Australia, Canada, Norway and the UK, ad has held academic positions in social work, continuing professional development, interprofessional working and also education. She is currently Professor of Higher Education Pedagogy at Leeds Trinity University in the UK. Her ongoing interest is in professional education and research on professional practice. Over the last 20 years she has focused on developing critical reflection, and has conducted many workshops with professionals around the world. She is probably most well known for her work on critical social work and critical reflection. Her research work involves the empirical research of professional practice, and developing better methods for representing the complexity of this. In particular, she is currently engaged in developing critical reflection as a method for researching experience. She has published approximately 100 book chapters and articles. Her 14 books include: Radical Casework (Allen

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Author : Jan Fook
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 26 March 2012
ISBN : 1446200515
EAN : 9781446200513
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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