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Sociology and Social Work

Sociology and Social Work

Third Edition

October 2022 | 344 pages | Learning Matters
Sociological perspectives can be used to analyse societal and structural influences on human behaviour at individual, group and community levels. The authors link sociological concepts, debates and theories relating to key areas such as poverty, social exclusion, education, social class and social justice to develop your students' understanding of how sociological perspectives will impact upon their social work placements and practice.
Chapter 1: Developing a sociological imagination: Debunking society
Chapter 2: Poverty
Chapter 3: Families
Chapter 4: Community
Chapter 5: Moral Panics
Chapter 6: Education
Chapter 7: Social class
Chapter 8: Looking back, looking forwards: The relevance of sociology for social work