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The Theory and Practice of Developmental Social Work

JAMES MIDGLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of developmental social work tracing its history, theoretical assumptions and strategies. It shows how developmental social work was influenced by the Global South. ... More


Defining International Social Work

Lynne M. Healy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter reviews the reasons for intensified interest in global issues and the scholarly treatment of the definition of international social work. It then illuminates this book's definition; in ... More


Social Work and Restorative Justice in an International Context: The Case of Liberia

Nancy Rothenberg Williams and Thomas K. Crick

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on both restorative justice and social work as practiced in a post-conflict, developing country. An in-depth description of modern Liberia and the types and levels of problems it ... More


International Careers in Social Work

Amy Bess and Rosemary J. Link

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0071
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the many opportunities for social workers to practice internationally. It focuses on the specific out-of-country-of-origin experience of social workers who intentionally choose ... More


The History of the Development of Social Work

Lynne M. Healy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter summarizes the beginnings of social work in diverse parts of the world. It discusses ways in which professionals have addressed common challenges and tensions, including ... More


Introduction

Lynne M. Healy and Rosemary J. Link

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide an introduction to a wide range of topics in international social work garnered from many countries and regions and to ... More


Social Development and Social Work

Doreen Elliott

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter addresses social development in the context of international social work and social welfare, reviews its relationship with the profession of social work, and analyzes its impact on ... More


Representing Social Work at the United Nations and Other International Bodies

Robin Mama

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The social work profession has a rich history of participating in and influencing the work of the United Nations (UN) and its affiliate agencies. Three of the leading social work organizations that ... More


Human Rights and Their Relevance for Social Work as Theory and Practice

Silvia Staub-Bernasconi

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Human rights have a long tradition in social work theory and practice, first of all more implicitly and, from about 1970 more explicitly. The more recent documents of the scientific and professional ... More


International Labor Mobility in Social Work

Karen Lyons and Nathalie Huegler

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0072
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Labor mobility is a major theme in migration. However, relatively little attention has been paid to the topic in the field of social work. One reason for this is that social work is seen as an ... More


Natural and Human-Caused Disasters

Michael J. Zakour

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0034
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

A disaster is the disruption of a society's means for satisfying its needs for material and intangible resources. They are most likely to occur when a hazard affects vulnerable people living in an ... More


Comparative Cross-National Research (World Census) 1

Angeline Barretta-Herman

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0054
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The establishment of social work programs worldwide has grown exponentially in the last twenty years, notably in the Pacific Rim, Eastern Europe, and Africa. In 2000, the board of the International ... More


Conclusion

Rosemary J. Link

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0073
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts. In gathering the wide array of chapters for this volume, it has become clear that the social ... More


International social work or social work internationalism? Radical social work in global perspective

Michael Lavalette and Vasilios Ioakimidis

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Radical social work aimed to provide a series of arguments for, and about, radical social work in Britain. It did not look at social-work engagement beyond Britain's shores. International social work ... More


The changing contexts for international social work education

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter identifies three phases of internationalization in social work education. It documents foundation dates of social work courses in a representative range of countries. The foundation ... More


Globalization

Maureen Wilson

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Globalization is a term describing a growing interconnectedness and integration of economies across national borders, through the movement of capital, goods, services and technology, and also ... More


Global Mental Health

Janice Wood Wetzel

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0032
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of the up-to-date information and concepts relevant to global mental health and its definition, prevalence, policy, and practice issues of concern. The content has ... More


Valuing and transgressing

Linda Bell

in Exploring Social Work: An Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350712
eISBN:
9781447350736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350712.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores social work values. These values, such as promoting social justice, are considered key to this occupational group. Many of the chapter's interviewees seem to share similar ... More


Terry Hokenstad, 2004: Interviewed by Andrea Bediako

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Terry Hokenstad, a leader in American social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the ... More


Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book explores the aims and priorities of trends to internationalize social work education, in the context of wider processes of economic and cultural globalization. Its analysis draws on ... More


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