Global social work

Global social work

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Global social work: crossing borders, blurring boundaries is a collection of ideas, debates and reflections on key issues concerning social work as a global profession, such as its theory, its curricula, its practice, its professional identity; its concern with human rights and social activism, and its future directions. Apart from emphasising the complexities of working and talking about social work across borders and cultures, the volume focuses on the curricula of social work programs from as many regions as possible to showcase what is being taught in various cultural, sociopolitical and regional contexts. Exploring the similarities and differences in social work education across many countries of the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific, the book provides a reference point for moving the current social work discourse towards understanding the local and global context in its broader significance.... which are disseminated internationally and there are manuals and other materials with a Caribbean focus that are produced by local social work faculty. ... with many teaching and related responsibilities which afford them little opportunity to engage in scholarly research and writing. ... ( global-standards-for-socialwork-education-and-training a#39;the Global Standardsa#39;) as a guide foranbsp;...

Title:Global social work
Author: Carolyn Noble,, Helle Strauss, Brian Littlechild
Publisher:Sydney University Press - 2014-06-30


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