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Topic: Theories and Knowledges – Select two contrasting theories used by social workers and describe each theory.

Based on what was discussed in class and readings:

Questions

(i) describe each theory (500words)

(ii) Critically examine their cultural and epistemological assumptions (about 500 words)

(iii) Discuss the implications of this for social work practice (about 500 words)

NOT A COMPARISON ESSAY OF THE TWO

Use at least two references from the reading list in the essay.

Assessed on how well you understand the theories you have selected (10 marks), how well you analyse them in terms of epistemological and cultural assumptions (15 marks) and how well you can relate these to social work practice (20 marks), integration of readings with your writing (5 marks).

Readings to use:

Mel Gray & Stephen Webb 2013, Social Work Theories and Methods, vol 2nd edition, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, viewed 27 April 2021,

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Type of assignment: Essay
Subject: Social studies
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Academic level: Master’s
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