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International Social Work Professional Action in an Interdependent World

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ISBN-10: 0195124464

ISBN-13: 9780195124460

Edition: 2001 (Reprint)

Authors: Lynne M. Healy

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International Social Work: Professional Action in an Interdependent World is a comprehensive new text covering social work history, practice, policy and education from an international perspective. It provides a sound foundation for future academic or career exploration of international social work for the student or practitioner with a special interest in the field. This book provides a thorough overview of the international dimensions of the increasingly global profession of social work.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Lynne M. Healy, PhD , is Professor and Director of the Center for International Social Work Studies at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. Rosemary J. Link, PhD , is Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Simpson College, Iowa.

Foreword
Preface
International Social Work: What is it and Why is it important?
The History of the Development of Social Work
International Professional Action: A Selective History
Social Work Around the World Today: Current Practice
Global Interdependence
International Social Welfare Organizations and Their Functions
Values and Ethics for International Professional Action
Lara Herscovitch: International Relief and Development Practice
International/Domestic Practice Interface
Understanding and Influencing Global Policy
Education for International Professional Action: Current Realities, Future Challenges
Conclusion: Social Work as a Force for Human Global Change and Development
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
Appendices
IFSW Code of Ethics
U.N. Summit for Social Development -- 10 Comitments
Chart -- Milestones in International Social Work