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The Practice of Macro Social Work

The Practice of Macro Social Work
Author: William G Brueggemann
ISBN 13: 9780534575854
ISBN 10: 534575854
Edition: 3
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2005-08-29
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 576
List Price: $254.95

In this third edition of a text for social work students, Brueggemann (Kyushu University of Health and Welfare, Japan) expands material on the role of individuals and groups in community, organization, and international social work, placing the practice of macro social work in a generalist framework. There is also expanded historical background on various theories, social settings, and practice methods. New material has been added on rational problem solving, task group leadership, the consensual model of community organization, and international social problems. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


A text on making social change at the community, organizational, societal, and global levels, challenging students to examine their motivations for becoming social workers, and to critique the premises of the social work profession. Appendices offer annotated entries on volunteer and job opportunities, organizations, and Internet resources. This second edition contains updated material, exercises, an expanded global perspective, and material on new theory and practice models. The author is affiliated with Kyushu University of Health and Welfare, Japan. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)