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International social work : social problems, cultural issues and social work education

Author: Stefan Borrmann; Michael Klassen; Christian Spatscheck
Publisher: Opladen ; Farmington Hills, MI : Barbara Budrich Publishers, 2007.
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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. The authors practice and teach social  Read more...
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International social work.
Opladen ; Farmington Hills, MI : Barbara Budrich Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)608415746
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Borrmann; Michael Klassen; Christian Spatscheck
ISBN: 9783866490871 3866490879
OCLC Number: 123893487
Description: 189 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Social work in the international context / Stefan Borrmann, Michael Klassen, Christian Spatscheck --
International dimensions of social problems and social work approaches --
Application of African practice models to the social problems of emergent democracies / Siobhan E. Laird --
Evidence based social work : global perspectives and challenges for policy, practice and education / Michael Preston-Shoot, Catherine N. Dulmas, Karen M. Sowers --
Long term reconstruction and development in under developed countries following a natural disaster : the role of social work / Manoj Pardansani --
Cultural issues in international social work. Complexity of multidimensional social identity development / Joshua Miller, Susan Donner --
Broadening constructions of parenting : perspectives from African immigrants and refugees in Northern New England / Otrude N. Moyo --
Youth cultures between control and emancipation : interpretations from a western European perspective / Christian Spatscheck --
International perspectives in social work education. Finding common ground. Can the teaching of social work transcend cultural and geographic borders? / Yasmin Dean --
Teaching at the intersection : a three culture model for international social work education / Kathleen J. Tunney --
U.S. study abroad programs : an international social work curriculum in aging / Rasmhi Gupta, Vijayan Pillai.
Responsibility: Stefan Borrmann, Michael Klassen, Christian Spatscheck (eds.).

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