Teaching Note—Is “Interdisciplinary” a Bad Word for Social Work Doctoral Programs?

@article{Buttell2014TeachingN,
  title={Teaching Note—Is “Interdisciplinary” a Bad Word for Social Work Doctoral Programs?},
  author={F. Buttell and J. Devine},
  journal={Journal of Social Work Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={50},
  pages={379 - 384}
}
Interdisciplinary doctoral education is being strongly encouraged by government agencies (e.g., the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health) and universities. This position is predicated on the idea that integrating the perspectives of different disciplines is necessary for developing meaningful answers to complicated social problems. The purpose of this brief teaching note is to describe the development of a new interdisciplinary PhD program at Tulane University. The… Expand
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