What do we know about empowerment practice in social work? What future directions should it take? After over twenty years in our professional language, the concept of empowerment remains open to many interpretations.
In this book an international panel of leading experts in the field have addressed the task of clarifying and operationalizing the concept.
This book is divided into four major sections that address pivotal issues in empowerment practice. The conclusion synthesizes what we have learned and identifies areas for future development and research.