Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work The U. S. in Global Perspective

ISBN-10: 0534642829
ISBN-13: 9780534642822
Edition: 2006
List price: $188.95
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Description: This introductory social work book provides both a theoretical and applied overview of the U.S. social welfare system, with international perspectives throughout. Other strengths include themes of empowerment theory and practice and an ecosystems  More...

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Book details

List price: $188.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

This introductory social work book provides both a theoretical and applied overview of the U.S. social welfare system, with international perspectives throughout. Other strengths include themes of empowerment theory and practice and an ecosystems framework. Part I is devoted to the history of social work in the U.S. as well as issues of economic oppression, social oppression, human rights, and restorative justice. Part II is devoted to social work across the life cycle.

Social Welfare: Structure and Functions
Social Work and Social Welfare
American Social Values in International Context
Emergence of Social Work
Economic Oppression
Social Oppression
Human Rights and Restorative Justice
Social Work Across the Life Cycle
Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Child Welfare
Health/Mental Health Care
Care at the End of the Life Cycle
Epilogue
Putting it all Together
U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
NASW Code of Ethics
International Federation of Social Workers Code of Ethics
Outline for Anti-Oppressive Policy Analysis

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