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Social work, social justice, empowerment

Taolo Boipuso Lucas

Social work, social justice, empowerment

the case of Botswana

by Taolo Boipuso Lucas

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Published by Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina in Regina, Sask .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social service -- Botswana.,
  • Public welfare -- Botswana.,
  • Botswana -- Social policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references: p. 46-53.

    StatementTaolo Boipuso Lucas.
    ContributionsUniversity of Regina. Faculty of Social Work.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 53 p. ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19483017M
    ISBN 100773102868
    OCLC/WorldCa40488136

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    applicable to social work students: readiness for direct practice; the end of the first placement; and the end of the qualifying program. The PCF was developed by the Social Work Reform Board and is available from The College of Social Work (www. ). A diagram of the PCF, known as the ‘fan diagram’ is pro-. First published in , this book was hailed as a cutting-edge, theory-driven report from the front-line trenches in the battle for social justice. Both clinical and community oriented and written from a global perspective, it presents clients speaking for themselves alongside reports of prominent social work educators.

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