A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care, Paperback

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care Paperback

Part of the Oxford Quick Reference series


This new dictionary provides over 1,500 A-Z definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social work as a significant area within this field.

Covering social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes, as well as key terms from interdisciplinary topics such as health and education, this is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available.

It also provides extended entries on specialisms such as children and families, domestic violence, and residential care.

Useful appendices include a glossary of acronyms and a Table of Legislation, Regulations, and Codes of Practice.

Entry-level bibliographies and web links provide further resources and the web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website.

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care is a must-have for students of social care and related subjects, as well as for qualified social workers undertaking continuing professional development programmes.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528 pages, 8 line drawings
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Reference works
  • ISBN: 9780199543052



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