Macro Social Work Practice
Advocacy in Action
- Carolyn J. Tice - University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
- Dennis D. Long - Xavier University, USA
- Lisa E. Cox - Stockton University, USA
Social Work Practice (General)
Macro Social Work Practice: Advocacy in Action shows students studying in macro social work practice how to enact change at the organizational, community, societal, and global levels. An emphasis is placed on engaging in macro practice using the tenets of the award-winning author team’s Advocacy Policy and Practice Model (APPM) that highlight the inclusion of economic and social justice, supportive environment, human needs and rights, and political access. Beginning with a history of macro practice and continuing with contemporary issues facing social workers, this new text helps readers learn how to enact advocacy, informed by key orientations and perspectives and grounded in timely and relevant examples and causes.
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Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 4: An Advocacy Model for Dynamic Practice