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Columbia Guide to Social Work Writing

ISBN-10: 0231142951
ISBN-13: 9780231142953
Edition: 2012
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Description: Social work practitioners write for a variety of publications, and they are expected to show fluency in a number of related fields. Whether the target is a course instructor, scholarly journal, fellowship organization, or general news outlet, social  More...

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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.254

Social work practitioners write for a variety of publications, and they are expected to show fluency in a number of related fields. Whether the target is a course instructor, scholarly journal, fellowship organization, or general news outlet, social workers must be clear, persuasive, and comprehensive in their writing, especially on provocative subjects. This first-of-its-kind guide features top scholars and educators providing a much-needed introduction to social work writing and scholarship. Foregrounding the process of social work writing, the coeditors particularly emphasize how to think about and approach one's subject in a productive manner.The guide begins with an overview of social work writing from the 1880s to the present, and then follows with ideal strategies for academic paper writing, social work journal writing, and social work research writing. A section on applied professional writing addresses student composition in field education, writing for and about clinical practice, the effective communication of policy information to diverse audiences, program and proposal development, advocacy, and administrative writing. The concluding section focuses on specific fields of practice, including writing on child and family welfare, contemporary social issues, aging, and intervention in global contexts. Grounding their essays in systematic observations, induction and deduction, and a wealth of real-world examples, the contributors describe the conceptualization, development, and presentation of social work writing in ways that better secure its power and relevance.

Foreword. A Social Work Leader on Writing
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Foundations of Good Writing
Writing in Social Work in the United States: 1880s to the Present
Writing Strategies for Academic Papers
Writing for Publication in Social Work Journals
Inscribing Knowledge: Writing Research in Social Work
Applied Professional Writing
Student Writing in Field Education
Writing For and About Clinical Practice
Getting the Policy Message Across to Diverse Audiences
Writing in Program and Proposal Development: The Social Work Writer as Translator
Advocacy
Administrative Writing
Writing in Distinct Fields of Practice
Writing in Family and Child Welfare
Writing Strategies for School Social Workers
Writing About Contemporary Social Issues: Lessons Learned from Working with Street-Based Sex Workers
Writing in the Field of Aging
Writing in International Work: Power, Knowledge, and Social Interventions in the Globalized World
Notes
Contributors
Index

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