Self-determination is examined as the premier social work value. It is argued in this paper that the positive or negative impact of planning is dependent on who is planning what for whom, and that not planning may be a more serious threat to self-determination than planning.
Cowger, Charles D.
"Dilemmas of Planning and Self-Determination,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 3
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol3/iss5/6