Book Chapter

Virtue-Led social work practice

M Pawar, R Hugman, A Alexandra, AW Bill Anscombe

Empowering Social Workers: Virtuous Practitioners | Published : 2017

Abstract

The ten biographies presented in this book offer an important opportunity for social work/social welfare/community and social development/human services students, practitioners and educators, and any general reader to look at these professionals’ life stories and some of the virtues we have identified and interpreted from those stories. What is the significance of these biographies? What virtues are demonstrated in their practices? What might we learn from them? Do they have any potential to influence ourselves and our practice? They may or may not be exemplary and we are hesitant to call them so, and we leave it to readers to see what they think. However, the subjects’ lifelong practice sto..

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