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Issues in International Social Work

Global Challenges for a New Century
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NASW Press
Aid & relief programmes, Sociology, Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare, Social Science, Politics / Current Events, Sociology - General, Nonfiction / Social Science, Politics - Current Events, International cooperation, Social se
ContributionsMerl C. Hokenstad (Editor), James Midgley (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8346104M
ISBN 100871012804
ISBN 139780871012807

The collection of articles in International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare addresses these questions and many more. The articles encourage lively classroom discussion and debate and bring pressing international issues into the classroom for almost any course across the social work curriculum, as required by the new guidelines set forth by the Council on Social Work Education.5/5(2).

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community′s efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and disadvantaged Cited by: "International Social Work draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice.

Using an integrated perspectives approach, which incorporates global, human rights, ecological, and social development perspectives, the authors prepare readers to actively respond to modern global challenges that are critical to the well-being of people /5(2).

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International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and /5(10).

The book's four sections introduce major concepts and issues in international social work, review the global history of the social work profession as a whole, discuss global ethics, practice and policy, and values, and look ahead to the bright future of international exchange and by: "This well-written book will undoubtedly help those interested in working in the domain of international social work and social development.

-SHORTER NOTICESGlobal poverty, widespread conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, and the large population of displaced persons are just a few of the rising number of global situations that are adversely affecting the well-being of millions of people.

Increasingly practitioners from several professions are actively involved in addressing these issues at local, national and international levels.

This book aims to encourage and inform such involvement by drawing together the practice wisdom gradually emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice.

The collection of articles in International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare addresses these questions and many more. The articles encourage lively classroom discussion and debate and bring pressing international issues into the classroom for almost any course across the social work curriculum, as required by the new guidelines set forth by the Council on Social Work Education.

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CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. I n the previous chapters, we have focused on four fields of international social work, each field concerning a well-recognized area of activity occupying the international community and generating significant bodies of literature.

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Other fields that could have been discussed include natural disasters, the health and education fields, and disability. While fields such as these represent one way. T he definition of international social work given in Chapter 1 contains reference to an integrated-perspectives approach as a framework for international social work practice, and it is to this approach that we now turn.

The model in Figure shows the integration of four perspectives to constitute the integrated-perspectives approach. We shall consider each of the four perspectives in its. The book's four sections introduce major concepts and issues in international social work, review the global history of the social work profession as a whole, discuss global ethics, practice and policy, and values, and look ahead to the bright future of international exchange and development.

Periodically, special issues of International Social Work focus on specific topics or regions. In the past these have included special issues on Globalisation, Older People, Child Rights in.

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and.

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and disadvantaged.

This content welcomes interdisciplinarity and is equally valuable to undergraduate and graduate study. The emphasis that social work is a human rights profession is of profound, significant importance.

This is a 'must-have' resource for practitioners and all professionals interested in international issues of social work."/5(6). The collection of articles in International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare addresses these questions and many more.

The articles encourage lively classroom discussion and debate and bring pressing international issues into the classroom for almost any course across the social work curriculum, as required by the new guidelines set Author: CQ Researcher.

The book focuses on three key issues of international social work: on international dimensions of social problems and how social work practice can deal with these challenges, on cultural issues social workers have to consider when practising, teaching and developing social work on an international level and finally on aspects of international approaches in social work education.

"This 'first of its kind' book makes a major contribution to the literature on social work research. The authors show how social works knowledge base can be informed by international research and how this, in turn, enhances practice effectiveness. The book is well-written, comprehensive, interesting and : Tony Tripodi.

International Social Work Practice compares and contrasts divergent social work approaches in countries around the world, providing students with a unique perspective on social work as it is actually practised.

Using case studies from frontline practitioners from across the globe, this innovative new textbook stimulates critical thinking about international social work practice issues. "This well-written book will undoubtedly help those interested in working in the domain of international social work and social development.

— SHORTER NOTICES Global poverty, widespread conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, and the large population of displaced persons are just a few of the rising number of global situations that are adversely affecting the well-being of millions of people.

Get this from a library. Issues in international social work: global challenges for a new century. [Merl C Hokenstad; James Midgley;] -- "Learn about the place of social work in a global economy, the role of social workers in addressing ethnic conflicts, future directions in response to new international needs, and more.

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Each chapter. International Social Work is a scholarly refereed journal designed to extend knowledge and promote communication in the fields of social development, social welfare and human services.

Its major focus is on international themes in the delivery of services, the functions of social work professionals and the education of social workers.

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs by David Cox, Manohar Pawar(Octo ) Paperback can be among the great books you must have is usually giving you more than just simple reading through food but feed a person with information.

Analyzes key economic, political, and social issues affecting social work in an international context. Each chapter explores the role of social work in addressing one of these issues both internationally and locally, and seeks to prove that the local role of social work will be increasingly affected by the international : Paperback.

This book focuses on three key issues of international social work: international dimensions of social problems and how social work practice can deal with these challenges; cultural issues social workers have to think of when practicing, teaching, and developing social work on an international level; and aspects of international approaches in social work education.

International social work: Themes and perspectives. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate. E-mail Citation» This is the first well-known text on international social work. It defines the field and then addresses several topics as examples of international social work.

Lyons, Karen, Kathleen Manion, and. It is for this reason that the publication, Environmental Social Work is most welcome.

The chapters in the book enhance the social work profession’s understanding of the impact of the environment on human welfare. Issues are presented in four broad parts, with the first part covering 5. International content in social work education is increasing, as evidenced by publication of a number of international social work textbooks (D.

Cox & Pawar, ; Healy, ;Lager et al. This book draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and disadvantaged populations, migration and displacement, and the needs of.

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and.Book Description SAGE Publications Inc, United States, Paperback.

Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts /5(9).

The term “international social welfare” is used to refer both to social welfare policies and programs around the world and to the academic study of international social welfare activities.

The entry focuses on the latter meaning and provides an overview of the history of scholarly inquiry into international social welfare, the key topics that have been identified and discussed by Author: James Midgley.