This essay is an argument for the refurbishing of theoretical thinking in social work. In particular, the author calls for the infusion of generative as opposed to normative theory in the profession. Only generative theory has been proven to invigorate the thinking and doing of professional social workers.
"Theory and the Generation and Subversion of Knowledge,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 20
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol20/iss1/2
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