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    DescriptionThis excellent textbook introduces the social work student to the field of sociology, illustrating how sociology is connected to and fundamental to effective social work practice. Each chapter applies theory to practice and is uniquely co-written by a sociologist, social worker and service user. A wide range of topics and subjects relevant to social work are covered, including: Gender; Class; Ethnicity and race; Ageing; Health; Intimacies; Social exclusion; Crime and deviance; Communities; and, Disability. The book comes with access to an exciting companion website offering the reader downloads, web links, powerpoint slides and case studies. Every chapter of the book further includes further case studies, along with lots of clear definitions of terms, and reflection points, making this book the essential introductory text for all social work students.

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    Sociology for Social Work
    An Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Alastair Gibson, Edited by Chris Yuill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 481 g
    ISBN 13: 9781848606517
    ISBN 10: 1848606516

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JKSN
    DC22: 301
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Abridged Dewey: 301
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: JHB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27460
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC025000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HV40.35 .S63 2011
    Thema V1.0: JHB, JKSN
    Illustrations note
    black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures, charts
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    15 November 2010
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    Table of contents
    Sociology for Social Work: An Overview - Chris Yuill, Alastair Gibson and Chris Thorpe Social Inequality and Social Class - Donncha Marron, Robert Buckley and Joan Leece Gender - Val Sheach-Leith, Michael Sutherland and Neil Gibson Race and Ethnicity - Chris Yuill, Angela Duvollet, Tuck-Chee Phung and Tatenda Govera Poverty and Social Exclusion - Donncha Marron, Jeremy Millar and Muzz McKinnon Later Life - Emmanuelle Tulle and Rory Lynch Health - Chris Yuill, Rob Mackay and Angie Mutch Disability - Chris Yuill, Colin Keenan and Frankie McLean Crime and Society - Chris Thorpe and Mike Shepherd Intimacies and Relationships - Megan Todd, Steve Hothershall and Janet Owen Community and Social Capital - Steven MacLennan, Keith Muir and Susan Thoms