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Ref HV 40 .C635 2008 The handbook provides historical background, policies, and theoretical emphasis for each of the four areas covered in each volume. The titles of the volumes are: 1. The Profession of Social Work; 2. Human Behavior and the Social Environment; 3. Social Work Practice; 4. Social Policy and Social Practice.
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Provides statistical information on social and economic issues of states, metropolitan areas, and “micropolitan” areas of the U.S. It is a supplement to the Statistical Abstract of the United States.
Ref HA 214 .S746 2006 Narrative description and statistical tables in this volume explore social change in America in recent decades. Twelve chapters cover issues relating to social change, including population, families and households, labor force, housing, education, health, and more.