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Australian Social Workers - Tony Vinson, Persia Galleghan, Craig Hill (Paperback) Loot Price: R315
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Australian Social Workers - Tony Vinson, Persia Galleghan, Craig Hill (Paperback): Books Llc

Australian Social Workers - Tony Vinson, Persia Galleghan, Craig Hill (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Tony Vinson AM (born 11 November 1935) is "one of Australia's leading social scientists and outspoken public intellectuals", an honorary Doctor of Letters in Social Work (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney, as well as being an Honorary Professor in the School of Social Work and Policy Studies at the University of Sydney from which he graduated in 1956. He also received an order of Australia for his dedication to Social Welfare. His career spans the disciplines of social work, social policy, psychology, education, public administration and social research. He is also an Emeritus Professor of the University of New South Wales. Professor Vinson's long and diverse career in social research, education, government services, prison reform, and community development, has included many projects on social disadvantage and young people. Vinson has also studied the impact of cumulative medico-social problems and life opportunities generally. The determinative influence of education (or life prospects) has remained a theme in this strand of his research, culminating in the recent publication of an influential study on the distribution of social disadvantage in Victoria and New South Wales. Community Adversity and Resilience: the distribution of social disadvantageHis work as the Foundation Professor in Behavioural science within the University of Newcastle (NSW) in the Seventies followed research into connections between social factors, and pregnancy outcomes, including the health and progress of young children. At Newcastle, an important educational experience was his involvement in the development of the problem-based learning approach adopted for the new medical course. This approach incorporated many of the key elements of... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=11419613


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-25171-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-25171-8
Barcode: 9781158251711

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