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Challenges in human rights : a social work perspective

Author: Elisabeth Reichert
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By using human rights as a guidepost, social workers can help create social welfare policies that better serve societal needs. Bringing together essays from a diverse range of authors, this title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Challenges in human rights.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)652033663
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Reichert
ISBN: 9780231137218 0231137214 9780231510349 0231510349 9780231137201 0231137206
OCLC Number: 76864302
Description: xiv, 286 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : social work perspectives on human rights / Elisabeth Reichert --
Human rights in the twenty-first century : creating a new paradigm for social work / Elisabeth Reichert --
Human rights in social work practice : an invisible part of the social work curriculum? / Lena Dominelli --
Global distributive justice as a human right : implications for the creation of a human rights culture / Joseph Wronka --
Cultural relativism and community activism / Jim Ife --
Development, social development, and human rights / James Midgley --
Using economic human rights in the movement to end poverty : the Kensington Welfare Rights union and the Poor People's Economic Human Rights campaign / Mary Bricker-Jenkins, Carrie Young, and Cheri Honkala --
Economic and social rights : the neglected human rights / Silvia Staub-Bernasconi --
Human rights and women : a work in progress / Janice Wood Wetzel --
Human rights violations against female offenders and inmates / Katherine van Wormer --
Children's rights as a template for social work practice / Rosemary J. Link --
Globalization, democratization, and human rights : human-made disasters and a call for universal social justice / Brij Mohan --
Law and social work : not-so-odd bedfellows in promoting human rights / Robert J. McCormick.
Responsibility: edited by Elisabeth Reichert.
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