Otto, Hans-Uwe / Thiersch, Hans / Treptow, Rainer / Ziegler, Holger / , (Hrsg.)

Handbuch Soziale Arbeit (PDF-E-Book)

Grundlagen der Sozialarbeit und Sozialpädagogik

6., überarbeitete Auflage 2018. 1919 Seiten.

(ISBN 978-3-497-60435-7) E-Book
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Hans-Uwe Otto / Hans Thiersch (ed.)
Compendium of Social Work

Basics of social work and social pedagogics. Published under cooperation of K. Grunwald, K. Böllert, G. Flösser and C. Füssenhäuser

(Handbuch Soziale Arbeit)

4th completely revised edition 2011
1831 pages.
List price: € 79.90
(978-3-497-02158-1) hc


The great standard work of Social Work completely new!


  • Over 175 articles on the central topics of this subject
  • About 200 authors on more than 1,800 pages
  • Topics from A like "abnormal behaviour" to V like "violence"
  • Completely revised and many new articles

The Compendium
About 200 well-known authors write about the current state of things in the field of social work in terms of theoretical discussion, research and practice and develop prospects for the future. Each article summarises the central scientific insights. Problems and new tasks are made clear and thus stimuli for required developmental tasks are provided.
For this new edition the topics have been re-evaluated: the system of education and health policy have been considered, psychological concepts, organisational and managing structures have been integrated on a wider basis.
The acknowledged compendium is mandatory for everyday work and studies. The systematic index allows for quickly accessing articles related in terms of content, a comprehensive registry supports the selective search for keywords.


The editors
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans-Uwe Otto, Senior Research Prof., Bielefeld university, honorary professor., School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
Prof. em. Dr. Dres. H.c. Hans Thiersch, teaches social pedagogics at Tübingen university.