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Science and Social Work

Science and Social Work
Author: Stuart Kirk - William J. Reid
ISBN 13: 9780231118255
ISBN 10: 231118252
Edition: F First Paperback Edition
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2001-12-15
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 240
List Price: $35.00

A critical appraisal of the strategies and methods that have been used to develop knowledge for social work practice. It identifies the major ways in which social workers have drawn upon scientific knowledge and techniques, placing each one in historical perspective by explaining the nature of the problems it was designed to solve and the philosophical, political, and practical questions it raised.