ERIC Number: EJ482823
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Problem of Wife Abuse: The Interrelationship of Social Policy and Social Work Practice.
Davis, Liane V.; Hagen, Jan L.
Social Work, v37 n1 p15-20 Jan 1992
Uses feminist perspective and problem of wife abuse to illustrate how ideology affects social policy and direct practice models. Warns that society and social work seek to address problem by developing programs to treat victims rather than abusers. Suggests that social work recommit itself to model that focuses on person-in-environment to avoid victim blaming. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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