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Social Work: Social Work with Communities

This subject is guide is intended to assist students, faculty, staff and alumni of the School of Social Work in locating specific resources in the field of social work.

Community Social Work

Overview of Community Social Work by Calvin Streeter in the Encyclopedia of Social Work.

Practice Interventions in Community Social Work

This is a chapter from the Encyclopedia of Social Work on practice interventions in communities by Gamble & Weil.

The Journal of Community Practice

Follow this link to the online version of the Journal of Community Practice. Through this link, you can scan the tables of content of selected issues of the journal.

Remember, it is OK to search for material by browsing through table of content. However, you will locate much more literature if you use a database for a subject search. 

Community Organization

This is a chapter from the Encyclopedia of Social Work by Mondros & Staples on community development.


There are other chapters in the encyclopedia on community organization, community violence, and community needs assessments. Access the Encyclopedia of Social Work online to view these chapters.

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