Reliable Sources Worksheet
Locate two sources in the University Library on a topic of your choice. Provide the required information for both sources.
Author: Reisch, Michael and Jani, Jayshree S.
Date: September 2012
Title: The New Politics of Social Work Practice: Understanding Context to Promote Change. Publication: British Journal of Social Work
* Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions: *
Is the source reliable? How do you know?
Yes I feel as if this source was reliable simply because it gave facts as well as the truth. This article tells of what type of social work has been done as well as how affective each method was with people. It tells of all the types that they did to fit people’s needs and what it was that happened with each. This being said, it gives us the clear knowledge that we need to see all the different ways it was handled over the past several decades. The authors not only gave their opinions on the subject but they also gave us the facts that they had received.
Is the information relevant to the topic?
Yes the information is relevant to the topic because it did talk about the different types of social work practices that have taken place over the past few decades as well as what the people could do to change what was being done to perform it better as a whole. The article gives you a clear picture of what it is that social work deals with as well as what you need to do to conduct the proper work for the job. I do not think that the article could have been any more relevant to the topic than it was.
Does the information reflect a bias on the author’s part? If so, what is the bias? Yes and no. I do not feel as if the authors were too biased on their writing. However they did tell us a little on how they felt about what was being done. The article was more about the practices of social work over the years and how they can be...