International Perspectives on Social Work: Global Conditions and Local Practice
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International Perspectives on Social Work: Global Conditions and Local Practice

by Karen Lyons, Kathleen Manion, Mary Carlsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403939519

ISBN-13: 9781403939517

Pub. Date: 11/14/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book argues the necessity for social professionals working locally to equip themselves with knowledge of global mechanisms and cross-cultural issues. Local level examples include the increase in victims of trafficking or the effects of HIV/AIDS on some immigrant groups. International examples include the risk to children moving across borders, the growth of

Overview

This book argues the necessity for social professionals working locally to equip themselves with knowledge of global mechanisms and cross-cultural issues. Local level examples include the increase in victims of trafficking or the effects of HIV/AIDS on some immigrant groups. International examples include the risk to children moving across borders, the growth of international pedophile networks, and the proliferation of terrorism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403939517
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/14/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
• Notes on Contributors
• Introducing International Perspectives in Social Work
• Globalization: Fact or Fiction and Is It Relevant?
• Towards a New Equality: Social Divisions in a Global Context
• Loss: A Core Concept with Universal Relevance
• PART II: EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION IN PRACTICE: SOME TOPICAL EXAMPLES
• Communities in Conflict
• Natural and Forced Migration: Causes and Consequences
• Child Exploitation: Local and Global Protection
• Spreading Disease: Global Pandemics with Local Impact and Responses
• New Directions for Social Work in Conditions of Globalization
• Bibliography
• Appendix
• Index

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