Modern Social Work Theory
SKU: 9780197568088


Modern Social Work Theory, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the main practice theories that will act as a companion for students throughout their course and their career as a practitioner. In this substantially reworked and updated edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice and comparisons between them. New to this Edition. A fuller treatment of Psychodynamic Theory in Chapter 4: "Psychodynamic Relational Practice" and Chapter 5: "Psychodynamic Attachment Practice "An emphasis on green social work and environmental approaches to practice in new Chapter 16: "Eco Practice" New material on motivational interviewing, strengths, solutions, and narrative practice in a new Chapter 8, "Motivational Interviewing" New content on post-colonial approaches and critiques of multicultural and anti-racist theories in Chapter 18, " Anti-oppressive, Indigenous, and Multicultural Sensitivity Practice"




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