A Textbook of Social Work

Suresh Sachdev, Dominant Publishers, 2012, xiv, 410 p, ISBN : 9789380642413, $75.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Textbook of Social Work

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Social Casework. 3. Social Group work. 4. Community Organisation. 5. Social welfare administration. 6. Social work research. 7. Social Action. 8. Social problems and fields of social work in India – Problems pertaining to marriage, family and caste. 9. Problems pertaining to weaker sections. 10. Problems of Deviance. 11. Social Vices. 12. Problems of Social Structure. Index.

The present publication is an ideal textbook on the subject, covering syllabi of several universities. It provides a concise guide to almost all the topics relevant to the subject of social work. The insightful text of the book offers a grand view of a very diverse profession and the many areas of practice that social workers serve in. while the presentation of the subject matter is clear and lucid which is easily accessible to the average readers. The book will be highly useful in all levels of social work education and also serve as an informative reading for professionals in the field.

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