A survey of two hundred and fifty six social work educators pertaining to the prestige of social workers indicated that social workers were viewed as havinq less prestige than fourteen of the twenty-two occupations with whom they were compared. Factors both contributing to and lessening the prestige of social work were identified, as well as suggestions for enhancing social work's prestige.
Euster, Gerald L.
"The Occupational Prestige of Social Work,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 7
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol7/iss2/11