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Eduard C. Lindeman and Social Work Philosophy

Author:

Gisela Konopka

Eduard C. Lindeman and Social Work Philosophy
Eduard C. Lindeman and Social Work Philosophy

Gisela Konopka was a professor of social work at the University of Minnesota and the author of a number of other books and articles.

Eduard C. Lindeman and Social Work Philosophy

CONTENTS

Introduction: The Importance of a Philosophy for Social Work

PART ONE • EDUARD C. LINDEMAN: THE MAN IN HIS TIME

1. The Formative Years of Lindeman's Life
2. Teacher at the New York School of Social Work
3. Social Action and Curriculum Planning
4. The Problems of World War II and Its Aftermath

PART TWO • THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PHILOSOPHY

5. Social Work's Goals and Values in Historical Perspective
6. 1920 to 1930: Community Processes and the Individual's Role in Them
7. 1930 to 1940: The Development of Social Group Work, Social Research, and Welfare Planning
8. 1940 to 1953: Democratic Propositions and Social Work Methods

PART THREE • A THEORY OF SOCIAL WORK

9. Integration of Value, Method, and Knowledge

Bibliography

Index