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Understanding international social work : a critical analysis

Author: Richard Hugman
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010.
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Adopting a global frame of reference, this text provides a clear and comprehensive comparative analysis of international social work, using case studies to illustrate practice issues in different  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hugman
ISBN: 9780230219595 0230219594
OCLC Number: 879209093
Description: xii, 194 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Global Growth of Social Work.- Different Visions of 'International' in Social Work.- Social Work with International Issues.- Social Work and the UN Millennium Development Goals.- Different Forms of Social Work: a Pluralist and Inclusive View.- The Organizational Contexts of International Social Work.- International Perspectives on Social Work Education and Training.- The Possibility of an International Social Work Ethics.- Professional Imperialism: a Concept Revisited.- International Social Work: Issues for the Future.- Glossary (with notes).
Responsibility: Richard Hugman.


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