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Title Global social work : crossing borders, blurring boundaries / edited by Carolyn Noble, Helle Strauss and Brian Littlechild.

Publication Info. The University Of Sydney, N.S.W. : Sydney University Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I. Theory of social work – Towards identifying a philosophical basis of social work / Carolyn Noble and Mark Henrickson – Transnational social work : a new paradigm with perspectives / Isidor Wallimann – Transcending disciplinary, professional and national borders in social work education / Silvia Staub-Bernasconi – Educating social workers without boundaries through the Intercultural Social Intervention Model (ISIM) / María-José Aguilar-Idáñez and Daniel Buraschi – Indigenism and Australian social work / Christine Fejo-King – Part 2. Social work as a profession – Envisioning a professional identity : charting pathways through social work education in India / Vimla V. Nadkarni and Sandra Joseph – Social work education in Indonesia : challenges and reforms / Fentiny Nugroho and Kanya Eka Santi – Social work education in South Asia : diverse, dynamic and disjointed? / Bala Raju Nikku – Social work education and family in Latin America : a case study / Carolina Muñoz-Guzmán, Sandra Mancinas and Nelly Nucci – Part 3. The development of social work education courses – Social work education in the Caribbean : charting pathways to growth and globalisation / Letnie Rock and Cerita Buchanan – Social work education and training in southern and east Africa : yesterday, today and tomorrow / Rodreck Mupedziswa and Refilwe P. Sinkamba – The current status and future challenges of social work education in South Korea / In-young Han and Jung-won Lim – Part 4. The social work curriculum – Social work education in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Australia / Barbara Staniforth and Carolyn Noble – Social work education in the United States : beyond boundaries / Clara Shockley and Frank R. Baskind – Social work education in the United Kingdom / Brian Littlechild and Karen Lyons – Part 5. Social work and the welfare state – International social work education : the Canadian context / Mehmoona Moosa-Mitha – Economic crises, neoliberalism, and the US welfare state : trends, outcomes and political struggle / Mimi Abramovitz – The Nordic welfare model, civil society and social work / Gurid Aga Askeland and Helle Strauss – Part 6. Social work and social change – Social work education in the post-socialist and post-modern era : the case of Ukraine / Tetyana Semigina and Oksano Boyko – Social work education in Eastern Europe : can post-communism be followed by diversity? / Darja Zavirek – Social work education as a catalyst for social change and social development : case study of a Master of Social Work Program in China / Angelina W.K. Yuen-Tsang, Ben H.B. Ku and Sibin Wang – Part 7. Social work and political activism – Reflections of an activist social worker : challenging human rights violations / Linda Briskman – Contesting the neoliberal global agenda : lessons from activists / Maureen Wilson, Avery Calhoun and Elizabeth Whitmore – No issue, no politics : towards a New Left in social work education / Mel Gray and Stephen A. Webb – Part 8. The past and the future of social work – Learning from our past : climate change and disaster interventions in practice / Lena Dominelli – Social work education : current trends and future directions / Vishanthie Sewpaul – Global education for social work : old debates and future directions for international social work / Lynne M. Healy.
Summary Global Social Work: Crossing Borders, Blurring Boundaries provides a reference point for moving the current social work discourse towards understanding the local and global context in its broader significance.
Subject Social service -- International cooperation.
Social work education.
Human services -- International cooperation.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Work.
Human services -- International cooperation. (OCoLC)fst00963393
Social service -- International cooperation. (OCoLC)fst01123241
Social work education. (OCoLC)fst01123461
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Noble, Carolyn, editor.
Strauss, Helle, editor.
Littlechild, Brian, 1953- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Noble, Carolyn Global Social Work : Crossing Borders, Blurring Boundaries Sydney : Sydney University Press,c2014 9781743324042
ISBN 9781743324929 (electronic bk.)
1743324928 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000052960698

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