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Environmental Social Work

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ISBN-10: 0415678129

ISBN-13: 9780415678124

Edition: 2013

Authors: Mel Gray, John Coates, Tiani Hetherington

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List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Mel Gray is Professor of Social Work at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia and Research Professor in the Research Institute for Social Inclusion and Wellbeing (RISIW).John Coates is Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Work at St Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He is also Chair and a founding member of the Canadian Society for Spirituality and Social Work, and helped establish the Mi�kmaq-Maliseet BSW Program, a joint program at St Thomas University and Dalhousie University.Tiani Hetherington is a Lecturer in Social Work at Griffith University, NSW, Australia.

List of figures and tables
List of contributors
Preface
Introduction: Overview of the last ten years and typology of ESW
Theory: Mapping the terrain of environmental social work
Radical equalitarian ecological justice: A social work call to action
Ecosocial work with marginalized populations: Time for action on climate change
Environmental sustainability, sustainable development, and social work
Social science research in ocean environments: A social worker's experience
Climate change as a human rights issue
Practice: Case studies of environmental social work practice
Community gardens, creative community organizing, and environmental activism
Social work practice with drought-affected families: An Australian case study
Social work, animals, and the natural world
Restoration not incarceration: An environmentally based pilot initiative for working with young offenders
Social work and the struggle for corporate social responsibility
Education: Challenging students to respond to environmental issues
Transforming the curriculum: Social work education and ecological consciousness
Emotion, ethics, and fostering committed environmental citizenship
Social work education on the environment in contemporary curricula in the USA
Environmental sustainability: Educating social workers for interdisciplinary practice
Social work education for disaster relief work
Conclusion
Glossary
Index