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Transnational social work : opportunities and challenges of a global profession

Author: Allen Bartley; Liz Beddoe
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1stView all editions and formats
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An international comparison of labour markets, migrant professionals and immigration policies, and their interaction in relation to social work.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Bartley; Liz Beddoe
ISBN: 9781447333388 1447333381 9781447333371 1447333373 9781447333395 144733339X 9781447333401 1447333403
OCLC Number: 1022600811
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Intro; TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of tables and figures; Tables; Figures; List of abbreviations; Notes on contributors; 1. Transnational social work: opportunities and challenges of a global profession; Introduction; The structure and content of the book; Part One: Setting the transnational context; Part Two: Practitioner perspectives; Part Three: Employer/stakeholder views; Part Four: Policy challenges, professional responses; Conclusion; Part One: Setting the transnational context. 2. Opportunities and challenges of a global profession: an international perspectiveIntroduction; Social work as a global profession with international perspectives; Local and universal problems: different approaches and organisational issues; Transnational social workers: strengths and challenges; Concluding comments; 3. New Public Management, migrant professionals and labour mobility: possibilities for social justice social work?; Introduction; Social work, immigration and colonialism: part of the project. New Public Management as a standardising form of neoliberal governance under globalisation: our little piece of 'global'Implications for practice and possibilities for liberatory social work practice; Part Two: Practitioner perspectives; 4. A complicated welcome: social workers navigate policy, organisational contexts and sociocultural dynamics following migration to Canada; The context of immigration to Canada; Methodology; Findings; Discussion; Conclusion; 5. The experience of transnational social workers in England: some findings from research; Introduction; The English context. The experience of transnational social workers in EnglandDiscussion; Conclusion; 6. Transnational social workers in Australia: naivety in the transnational professional space; Introduction; Methodology; Who came to Australia?; Naivety in the transnational professional space; Conclusion; 7. Transnational social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand; Introduction; Context; The Treaty of Waitangi and social work in Aotearoa New Zealand; The 'Crossing borders --
migrant professionals' studies; Conclusions; Part Three: Employer/stakeholder views. 8. In search of better opportunities: transnational social workers in the UK navigating the maze of global and social mobilityIntroduction; Aims and methods; Drivers for recruiting transnational social workers; UK immigration policies: implications for transnational social workers' mobility; Transnational social workers navigating their way into British social work practice; Conclusion; 9. Transnational social workers and the Australian labour market; Introduction; A shortage of social workers in Australia?; The formal and informal recognition of overseas-qualified social workers; Conclusion.
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