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Includes new material about social media/Web 2.0 tech, cloud computing, leaderless technology-enhanced social movement organizations, mobile tech, and other innovative developments. It also reflects new research findings and changes.

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date: 27 June 2017

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Information technology has had a profound effect on social work practice with larger systems. These tools improve traditional practice and allow new forms of practice. This entry reviews the use of technology in macro social work practice. It examines the role of technology in social administration, community practice, and social policy practice; discusses current practice and tools and discusses the challenges faced in the use of technology in macro practice.

Keywords: information technology, macro social work, social administration, community practice, social policy practice

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