Social work in a digital society

Rafferty, J. and Steyaert, J. (2007) Social work in a digital society. In, Lymbery, Mark and Postle, Karen (eds.) Social Work: a Companion to Learning. London, UK, Sage, 301-320.


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This chapter will:

Conceptualise social work as taking place within the ‘digital society’

Explore how information and communication technology impacts on the individual, families and communities

Argue that technological change has irretrievably altered the nature of the social world, and hence practitioners need to understand it.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9781412920025 (paperback)
9781412920018 (hardback)
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Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Social Work Studies
ePrint ID: 40840
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Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:11

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