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Gerontological Social Work: An Annotated Bibliography - Bibliographies and Indexes in Gerontology (Hardback)
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Gerontological Social Work: An Annotated Bibliography - Bibliographies and Indexes in Gerontology (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 24/03/1993
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This bibliography provides a broad yet concise overview of available resources in gerontological social work. Chapters by expert contributors include materials judged by the authors to be most valuable to those seeking a fundamental knowledge of the field. Thus the volume is not comprehensive, but instead includes those works considered the best resources to consult initially. Materials listed include books, articles, reports, journals, and audiovisual materials. Each entry is matched with a descriptive and evaluative annotation. The book begins with an essay that overviews gerontological social work and discusses the organization of the volume. The first chapter contains a listing of general works, particularly books and articles that address aging from a social work perspective. The second chapter contains entries for books and articles related to clinical practice issues. The third chapter, on educational issues, includes books, articles, curriculum modules, reports, and annotated bibliographies. The fourth, on geriatric health services in social work, has entries for books and articles. A fifth chapter, on resource information and materials, provides detailed descriptions of journals, audiovisuals, institutions, and media resource guides. Author and subject indexes conclude this important reference work.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313285387
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm
Edition: Annotated edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
..."a useful resource. It may be especially beneficial for teachers preparing new courses on social work and the aged. It orients everyone in the field to the range of literature and resources on aging, and expedites the selection of pertinent references for general policy, practice or human behavior courses."-Journal of Teaching in Social Work
"This volume is designed to be a basic guide for social work professionals, including academic faculty and practitioners who are conducting training programs."-Abstracts in Social Gerontology
." . .this compilation provides an eclectic starting selection of the best resources. Highly recommended for academic libraries with collections in social work, gerontology, geriatrics, and related disciplines."-Choice
..."this book will be beneficial to a wide range of readers and a welcomed addition to any gerontological collection and social work library."-Contemporary Gerontology
?...this book will be beneficial to a wide range of readers and a welcomed addition to any gerontological collection and social work library.?-Contemporary Gerontology
?This volume is designed to be a basic guide for social work professionals, including academic faculty and practitioners who are conducting training programs.?-Abstracts in Social Gerontology
?. . .this compilation provides an eclectic starting selection of the best resources. Highly recommended for academic libraries with collections in social work, gerontology, geriatrics, and related disciplines.?-Choice
?...a useful resource. It may be especially beneficial for teachers preparing new courses on social work and the aged. It orients everyone in the field to the range of literature and resources on aging, and expedites the selection of pertinent references for general policy, practice or human behavior courses.?-Journal of Teaching in Social Work
.,."this book will be beneficial to a wide range of readers and a welcomed addition to any gerontological collection and social work library."-Contemporary Gerontology
.,."a useful resource. It may be especially beneficial for teachers preparing new courses on social work and the aged. It orients everyone in the field to the range of literature and resources on aging, and expedites the selection of pertinent references for general policy, practice or human behavior courses."-Journal of Teaching in Social Work

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