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8 edition of International Perspectives on Social Work found in the catalog.

International Perspectives on Social Work

Global Conditions and Local Practice

by Karen Lyons

  • 274 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Work,
  • Social Work Practice,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Textbooks,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • International Cooperation,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Globalization,
  • Public welfare,
  • Social service

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8399697M
    ISBN 101403939519
    ISBN 109781403939517

    Both the international and national discourse of the social work profession emphasise social change as an important role and mission of social workers (Hare, ), as do codes of ethics. The following is a curated list of resources selected by CASEL staff and other experts in the field that focus on international perspectives to social and emotional learning (SEL). Articles and Book Chapters.

    Perspectives on Social Work is a publication of the doctoral students of the University Of Houston Graduate College Of Social Work. Submissions are selected by the editors and edited with the student’s permission. Responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained rests solely with the individual authors. Views expressed within each. The book series International Perspectives in Social Work published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Book Series: International Perspectives in Social Work The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders.

    There’s nothing like curling up with a good book during the cold winter months. The hardest part is choosing which book. We thought we’d make that a little easier for you by compiling a list of books every social worker should read and reasons why they are worth your time. International Social Work is a scholarly refereed journal designed to extend knowledge and promote communication in the fields of social development, social welfare and human services. Its major focus is on international themes in the delivery of services, the functions of social work professionals and the education of social workers.


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Book Description. This is the first book ever to be published on arts use in social work. Bringing together theoretical connections between arts and social work, and with practice examples of arts in micro and macro social work practice from around the world, the book aims to inspire the reader with new ideas.

Book Description. International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict.

Social workers make an important contribution in these difficult and sometimes dangerous situations across all. "Lynne Healy's new edition of International Social Work will be welcomed by social work educators and practitioners alike who will find that it provides important new insights into the way the profession is responding to pressing social needs, and meeting the challenge of promoting social and human rights in our contemporary world.

It deserves to be widely read."--Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Jointly sponsored by the International Association of Schools of Social Work and the British Association of Social Workers"--Cover.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: 2. a brief analysis of current trends and furture directions for gerontological social work and social services for the elderly.

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“This informative international volume on how social work can address LGBT health inequities and promote positive social care outcomes, an emerging discipline within the field, balances micro and macro level points of view and successfully straddles human rights and social justice perspectives.

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International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs, Second Edition draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice and its role in contributing to the international community's efforts in combating the major global social problems of poverty, conflict and postconflict reconstruction, the development of countries and.

This paper provides an initial set of perspectives to guide the development of curricula for inter- International social work is a discrete field of practice within social work that seeks to improve formation of the International Association of Schools of Social Work and the International Fed-eration of Social Work in and Synopsis International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict.

Get this from a library. International perspectives on social work: global conditions and local practice. [Karen Lyons; Kathleen Manion; Mary Carlsen] -- Argues that social professionals working locally need an understanding of global mechanisms and cross-cultural issues.

Local level examples include the increase of victims of trafficking or the. This is the first book ever to be published on arts use in social work. Bringing together theoretical connections between arts and social work, and with practice examples of arts in micro and macro social work practice from around the world, the book aims to inspire the reader with new by: 1.

Summary. International Perspectives on Social Work and Political Conflict provides an important basis for readers to recognise and understand the unique and specialist role that social workers have played and continue to play in international contexts of political conflict.

Social workers make an important contribution in these difficult and sometimes dangerous situations across all continents. The primary mission of Perspectives on Social Work is to provide opportunity to students to enhance scholarly skills in writing, editing, and exposure to the publication process.

Scope The scope of the journal includes empirical, theoretical, and conceptual articles as well as book reviews that are related to social work practice, research, or. International Perspectives on Health and Social Care adopts a thematic approach to health and social care partnerships.

The book offers workable information on key topics such as integrated service models, partnership working and finance, self-management and the co-ordination of services, individual budgets, managing integration and working. "International Social Work draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice.

Using an integrated perspectives approach, which incorporates global, human rights, ecological, and social development perspectives, the authors prepare readers to actively respond to modern global challenges that are critical to the well-being of people. International social work: Themes and perspectives.

Aldershot, UK: Ashgate. E-mail Citation» This is the first well-known text on international social work. It defines the field and then addresses several topics as examples of international social work.

Lyons, Karen, Kathleen Manion, and Mary Carlsen. The authors examine how social work can respond effectively to nationalism, exclusion, de-solidarization and a basic skepticism about science and position itself against this background. The book explores different conditions in Germany, France, Poland, Russia and the US.

This is a peer review book. Each paper is reviewed by two editors – the relevant part editor and the editor-in-chief. Finally, a six-member international editorial board takes decisions on papers to be included in the Size: 3MB. Willem Blok is senior lecturer of social work studies at the NHL University of Applied Sciences in Leeuwarden, The is a qualified social worker and sociologist and has lectured and worked around the world.

In this interview he discusses his new textbook, Core Social Work: International Theory, Values and Practice, which provides a concise introduction to the core values and.This book presents the work and concerns of social demographers worldwide by focusing on particular populations in broad range, thereby giving a cross-section of demographic practice and providing an international overview of social and demographic change and policy responses.

In much of the West the concerns of rural people are marginalised and rural issues neglected. This stimulating book draws upon a rich variety of material to show why rural social work is such a challenging field of practice. It incorporates research from different disciplines and places to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to rural practice.