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Human rights and social justice : social action and service for the helping and health professions

Author: Joseph Wronka
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2008.
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Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Action and Service for the Helping and Health Professions has a unique perspective that views human rights as the bedrock of social justice. It provides a  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Wronka
ISBN: 1412938724 1412938732 9781412938723 9781412938730
OCLC Number: 254740469
Description: XXXI, 335 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: ForewardPrefacePART I: HUMAN RIGHTS AS THE BEDROCK OF SOCIAL JUSTICECh 1. Introduction Rationale for this Work Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture The Importance of Words Five Core Notions of Human Rights Social Justice as Struggle Some Initial Provisos for the Human Rights Defender SummaryCh 2. Before and Beyond the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Toward a History of the Idea of Human Rights Human Rights in Antiquity The Middle Ages The Renaissance Age of Enlightenment Age of Industrialization Select Input Prior to the Endorsement of the Universal Declaration Select Major International Human Rights Initiatives Select Core Principles of Some Major Human Rights Documents Other Human Rights Regimes Implementation SummaryPART II: BUILDING FROM THE FOUNDATIONCh 3. An Advanced Generalist/Public Health Model and Whole Population Approach to Human Rights and Social Justice A Helping and Health Profession Model of Intervention Levels of Intervention The Struggle to Implement Levels of Intervention Education Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture Commemorating Major International Days Proclamations, Resolutions, Declarations, and Bills Providing NGO Input: Statement of IFSW The Arts, Human Rights, and Social Justice Other Select Direct Nonviolent Strategies SummaryCh 4. At-risk and Clinical Social Action and Service Strategies Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture The Helping and Health Professions as an At-risk Group Business and Human Rights Humanistic Administration Social Entrepreneurship Grant Writing Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness Toward a Socially Just Human Rights Based Approach to Clinical Intervention Human Rights Principles Which Have Implications for the Therapeutic Relationship Some Words on the Meta-Micro SummaryCh 5. A Human Rights/Social Justice Approach to Research-Action Projects for the Helping and Health Professions Human Rights Documents as a Way to Define the Problem Toward a Culture of Informed Consent Quantitative Research Qualitative Research Research as Leading to Social Action SummaryCh 6. Ground Rules Toward the Paradoxical Commandments Some Ground Rules for Social Action and Service ConclusionGlossaryMedia ResourcesAppendix I: The Universal Declaration of Human RightsAppendix II: Select Portions of Major Human Rights DocumentsIndexAbout the AuthorForeword
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