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Social work and global health inequalities practice and policy developments

Author: Paul Bywaters; Eileen McLeod; Lindsey Napier
Publisher: Bristol Policy 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.View all editions and formats
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Based on the practice expertise and research of social workers from developing and developed countries worldwide, this book examines the relationship between social work and health inequalities in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bywaters; Eileen McLeod; Lindsey Napier
ISBN: 9781847421968 1847421962 9781847421951 1847421954
OCLC Number: 934379314
Notes: Formerly CIP Uk
Description: XVI, 303 S. graph. Darst. 25 cm
Contents: Part One: Introduction: Social work and global health inequalities ~ Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod and Lindsey Napier; Part Two: Global health inequalities: issues for social work: The right to health: illusion or possibility? ~ Vimla Nadkarni and Kriti Vikram; Health, equity and social justice ~ Stephen M. Rose; Health and the environment ~ Margaret Alston; The health impacts of political conflict: new engagements for social work? ~ Shulamit Ramon; Reproduction in the global market place ~ Eric Blyth; Laying the foundations for good health in childhood ~ Norma Baldwin; Violence, abuse and health ~ Lesley Laing; Long-term illness and disability: inequalities compounded ~ Barbara Fawcett; Part Three: Social work intervention: addressing global health inequalities: Framing health inequalities as targets for social work: Poverty and health policy in China ~ Agnes Koon-chui Law; All things equal? Social work and lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) global health inequalities ~ Julie Fish; The role of advocacy assessment and action in resolving health-compromising stress in the lives of older African American homeless women ~ David Moxley and Olivia Washington; Preventive social work intervention and health promotion: Empowerment as a social determinant of Indigenous Australian health: the case of the Family Wellbeing programme ~ Mary Whiteside, Komla Tsey and Yvonne Cadet-James; Social work in rural China: advancing women's health and well-being in the village ~ Tuula Heinonen, Yang Jiao, Lawrence Deane and Maria Cheung; Social capital and health outcomes: implications for social work practice ~ Grace Fung-Mo Ng and Raymond W Pong; Developing new forms of service design and delivery: Addressing mental health inequalities in Scotlnd through community conversation ~ Neil Quinn and Lee Knifton; Improving psychosocial care for cancer patients ~ Carrie Lethborg and Sonia Posenelli; Developing the evidence base for practice and policy: From research to policy: advocacy for families caring for children with life-limiting conditions ~ Suzanne Quin and Jean Clarke; Data-mining 'victim of crime' presentations in hospital emergency departments: a research tool with wider significance ~ Rosalie Pockett; Promoting health equality through evidence-based study: health care access for Pakistani women and their children in Hong Kong ~ Amy Po Ying Ho; Social work education for awareness and practice: HIV/AIDS education and awareness campaign: reaching the unreached through distance learning ~ Gracious Thomas; Social work eucation and indigenous health ~ John Douglass Whyte, Lou Harms and Angela Clarke; The challenges of training social workers for health care in South Africa ~ Charlene Carbonatto; Part Four: Global health inequalities: social work policy and practice development: Addressing health inequalities: the role of service user and people's health movements ~ Ann Davis; Engagement in international practice and policy development ~ Imelda Dodds; Conclusion: emerging themes for practice and policy development ~ Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod and Lindsey Napier.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod and Lindsey Napier

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