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Social Work and Human Rights A Foundation for Policy and Practice

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ISBN-10: 023114993X

ISBN-13: 9780231149938

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Elisabeth Reichert

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Social Work and Human Rightsis a standard text underscoring the role of social work in protecting the rights of vulnerable populations, both within and outside of the United States. Through rigorous analysis, classroom exercises, and a frank discussion of the implications for practice, the volume effectively acquaints readers with the political, economic, and social dimensions of rights issues and the documents that guarantee them. New material covers international events, such as the United Nation's Millennium Project and its effort to reduce the poverty and suffering of billions worldwide. The volume now features an emphasis on cultural rights and a probing lesson in cultural relativism.…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.20" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Development and History of Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
Diversity Within a Human Rights Perspective
Human Rights and Children, Persons with Disabilities, Persons with HIV-AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Older Persons, and Victims of Racism
International Aspects of Human Rights
Applying Human Rights to the Social Work Profession
Conclusion
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly
Suggested Internet Websites for Further Research
Index