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Essential law for social workers

Essential law for social workers

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Robert G. Madden
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2003
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/essential-law-for-social-workers/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Madden, Robert G. Essential law for social workers. New York ; Chichester: Columbia University Press, 2003 (DLC) 2003043515

Short Description

1 online resource (XIII, 177 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Essential law for social workers is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Responsable Person: Robert G. Madden.
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 2003
  • Last edition Date: 2003
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF390
  • Dewey Code: 340.024362
  • ISBN: 0231508999 9780231508995
  • OCLC: 243594826

Main Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Why Social Workers Study the Law: Knowledge for Practice2. Exploring Jurisprudence: Legal Philosophy3. The Development of the Law4. The Practice of Law5. The Litigation Process: Dissecting a Court Casel6. Protection of Individuals and the Preservation of Social Order7. How Courts Make Legal Decisions About People's Lives8. Torts: How the Law Provides Compensation for Injury and Deters Unsafe Practicesl Work Practice9. Contracts and Other Legal Issues in the Management of Social Work Practicea Private PracticeAppendix: Legal ResearchStatutory LawCase LawElectronic Legal ResearchReferencesCases and Laws CitedIndex

Summary Note

This text explores legal concepts, legal reasoning and legal processes – illustrated with case vignettes from social work practice – in order to provide social work practitioners and students with practical and accessible legal knowledge.

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