In addition to introducing the book to readers, this chapter in a summary form discusses social development knowledge and its dissemination in terms of the concept of social development, the value orientation of social development, and theoretical developments concerning social development. In light of millennium development goals and sustainable development goals, it justifies the need to conceptualize this book and shows how social development is forging ahead. The last section covers the scope and organization of the book.
|Title of host publication||Future directions in social development|
|Editors||James Midgley, Manohar Pawar|
|Place of Publication||United States|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|