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Nontraditional Settings: Literature and Case Illustrations

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print March 1999 | ISBN: 9780195112481
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865826 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0006
 Nontraditional Settings: Literature and Case Illustrations

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This chapter reviews literature on nontraditional settings and provides examples of how these settings provide assistance in the daily life of a community. Literature reviews were undertaken on nine nontraditional settings: bath houses, beauty parlors/barber shops, botanical shops, eating establishments, ethnic businesses, houses of worship, laundromats, liquor establishments, and single-room occupancy hotels.

Keywords: social work practice; case studies; collaboration; community life

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