Work and the Workplace: A Resource for Innovative Policy and Practice by Sheila H. Akabas

Work and the Workplace: A Resource for Innovative Policy and Practice

bySheila H. Akabas, Paul A. Kurzman

Kobo ebook | March 23, 2001

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-- Lawerence S. Root, professor at the School of Social Work and director of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Michigan

Sheila H. Akabas is a professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work, director of the Center for Social Policy and Practice in the Workplace, and chair of both the World of Work as a Field of Practice and the Social Enterprise Administration as a Method of Practice.Paul A. Kurzman is a professor at the Hunter College Schoo...
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Title:Work and the Workplace: A Resource for Innovative Policy and PracticeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 23, 2001Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231510152

ISBN - 13:9780231510158

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. History and Rationale
2. The Meaning and Context of Work
3. The Changing Landscape
4. Social Work in the World of Work and in Traditional Settings
5. Distinctive Presenting Problems
6. Delivery Systems: Conceptual Dimensions and Structures
7. Disability as a Metaphor for World of Work Practice
8. Social Workers as Workers, Social Agencies as Employers
9. The Future: Issues, Trends, and Potential
References
Index

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A comprehensive assessment of the role of social work in the workplace.