Public intellectuals, schools of social work, alienation, research methodology, social justice, social survey movement, social work history
This article examines reasons for social work's abandonment of public discourse, activism and intellectual life. It also explores strategies to encourage the profession to reenter public life and develop a modern cadre of social work identified public intellectuals. Specifically, this process entails professional and academic reform and a renewed vision around the social justice mission of social work.
Karger, Howard Jacob and Herndndez, Marie Theresa
"The Decline of the Public Intellectual in Social Work,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 31:
3, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol31/iss3/4
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