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Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Action and Service for the Helping and Health Professions / Edition 1

by Joseph M. Wronka
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412938732

ISBN-13: 9781412938730

Pub. Date: 12/10/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Action and Service for the Helping and Health Professions has a unique perspective that views human rights as the bedrock of social justice. It provides a clear blueprint how human rights and social justice concerns can serve as a conceptual framework for policy and practice interventions among the helping and health

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Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Action and Service for the Helping and Health Professions has a unique perspective that views human rights as the bedrock of social justice. It provides a clear blueprint how human rights and social justice concerns can serve as a conceptual framework for policy and practice interventions among the helping and health professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412938730
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/10/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
567,483
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreward
Preface
PART I: HUMAN RIGHTS AS THE BEDROCK OF SOCIAL JUSTICE
Ch 1. Introduction
Rationale for this Work
Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture
The Importance of Words
Five Core Notions of Human Rights
Social Justice as Struggle
Some Initial Provisos for the Human Rights Defender
Summary
Ch 2. Before and Beyond the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Toward a History of the Idea of Human Rights
Human Rights in Antiquity
The Middle Ages
The Renaissance
Age of Enlightenment
Age of Industrialization
Select Input Prior to the Endorsement of the Universal Declaration
Select Major International Human Rights Initiatives
Select Core Principles of Some Major Human Rights Documents
Other Human Rights Regimes
Implementation
Summary
PART II: BUILDING FROM THE FOUNDATION
Ch 3. An Advanced Generalist/Public Health Model and Whole Population Approach to Human Rights and Social Justice
A Helping and Health Profession Model of Intervention
Levels of Intervention
The Struggle to Implement Levels of Intervention
Education Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture
Commemorating Major International Days
Proclamations, Resolutions, Declarations, and Bills
Providing NGO Input: Statement of IFSW
The Arts, Human Rights, and Social Justice
Other Select Direct Nonviolent Strategies
Summary
Ch 4. At-risk and Clinical Social Action and Service Strategies Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture
The Helping and Health Professions as an At-risk Group
Business and Human Rights
Humanistic Administration
Social Entrepreneurship
Grant Writing
Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness
Toward a Socially Just Human Rights Based Approach to Clinical Intervention
Human Rights Principles Which Have Implications for the Therapeutic Relationship
Some Words on the Meta-Micro
Summary
Ch 5. A Human Rights/Social Justice Approach to Research-Action Projects for the Helping and Health Professions
Human Rights Documents as a Way to Define the Problem
Toward a Culture of Informed Consent
Quantitative Research
Qualitative Research
Research as Leading to Social Action
Summary
Ch 6. Ground Rules
Toward the Paradoxical Commandments
Some Ground Rules for Social Action and Service
Conclusion
Glossary
Media Resources
Appendix I: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Appendix II: Select Portions of Major Human Rights Documents
Index
About the Author
Foreword

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