Sociological perspectives and their application to social work are an inherent part of the QAA benchmark statements in the social work degree. In addition, graduates must understand how sociological perspectives can be used to dissect societal and structural influences on human behaviour at individual, group and community levels. This fully-revised second edition includes a new chapter on social class and welfare and is mapped to the new Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work.
Developing a sociological imagination: Debunking society
Poverty and social work users
Social exclusion, sociology and social work
Looking back, looking forwards: The relevance of sociology for social work