The Meaning of Social Group Work
Unfortunately, not enough of this teaching has been brought into the newly developing Russia. Yet, it is most necessary there. In the introduction of a book written in 1 994 by American and Russian sociologists, Susan Hartn1an talks about similarities and differences between Americans and Soviets. One of her sentences struck me: "And although they work in large bureaucracies they have few skills in group interaction and problem-solving" (Maddock, 1 994).