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Social Work in a Global Context : Issues and Challenges.

Author: George Palattiyil; Dina Sidhva; Mono Chakrabarti
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015.
Series: Routledge advances in social work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Palattiyil, George.
Social Work in a Global Context : Issues and Challenges.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Palattiyil; Dina Sidhva; Mono Chakrabarti
ISBN: 9780203111888 0203111885
OCLC Number: 929512549
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Foreword I; Foreword II; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Social work: an emerging global profession; PART I Defining and redefining social work in a global context; 1 Social work in Australia: similarities as difference; 2 Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: social policy, risk and professionalization; 3 Evidence-based social work practice: challenges and opportunities in the global context; PART II Political, social and theoretical context of social work. 4 Canadian social work and First Nations people5 Child and family social work in Canada: issues and challenges within a neo-liberal political context; 6 Politics as social work: the micromanagement of behaviour in the new millennium; PART III Vulnerability and social work response in a global context; 7 What kinds of violence and abuse affect vulnerable people? Reflections on the evolving context of adult protection and safeguarding in the United Kingdom: legislation, regulation and professional practice. 8 Social work in a post-9/11 context: integrative practice with immigrants and refugees in the United States9 The making of childhood in a post-modern age: challenges and possibilities for social work in the United States; 10 Social work and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: issues, challenges and the way forward; 11 HIV/AIDS in India: challenges for professional social work; PART IV Toward the next generation: developments in social work education; 12 Involving service users and carers in social work education: a consideration of the UK and global perspectives. 13 Social work in Russia: between the global and the local14 Indigenous social work in China; 15 A social work charter for unexpected disasters: lessons from the Bam, Iran earthquake; 16 The changing face of social work in youth justice in Scotland; 17 Australian social work in the twenty-first century: workforce trends, challenges and opportunities; Conclusion: Social work: a unique profession in a diverse context; Index.
Series Title: Routledge advances in social work.

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