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Doctoral Education in Social Work

Jeane W. Anastas


Doctoral education in social work is said to be “in crisis.” The number of programs has grown more than the number of graduates, and there appears to be a shortage of doctoral graduates for faculty positions in social work education. Based in part on findings from a national survey of doctoral students in social work, this volume discusses the purposes of doctoral education in a practice profession as well as past and current controversies about what they should be. Survey findings about student demographics and reasons for seeking the doctoral degree are discussed in comparison with national ... More

Keywords: doctoral education, social work, social work education, research, higher education, student survey

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195378061
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeane W. Anastas, author
New York University