International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs / Edition 1

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs / Edition 1

by David R. Cox, Manohar Pawar
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412914086

ISBN-13: 9781412914086

Pub. Date: 10/13/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice. Using an integrated perspectives approach, which incorporates global, human rights, ecological, and social development perspectives, authors David Cox and Manohar Pawar prepare readers to actively

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International Social Work: Issues, Strategies, and Programs draws together the practice wisdom emerging within the broad scope of international social work practice. Using an integrated perspectives approach, which incorporates global, human rights, ecological, and social development perspectives, authors David Cox and Manohar Pawar prepare readers to actively respond to modern global challenges that are critical to the well-being of people, communities, nations, and ultimately to all of us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412914086
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/13/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Ch 1. International Social Work
Social Work
The Global Spread and Organization of Social Work
International Social Work
Conclusion
Ch 2. The Integrated Perspectives Approach to International Social Work
Introduction to the Integrated Perspectives Approach
The Global Perspective
The Human Rights Perspective
The Ecological Perspective
The Social Development Perspective
The Integrated Perspectives Approach as a Whole
The Integrated-perspectives Approach and Existing Social Work Theories
The Application of the Integrated Perspectives Approach to International Social Work
Conclusion
Ch. 3 The Global Context of International Social Work
Introduction
The Global Social Problems Context
The Organizational Context
The Ideological Context
The Emerging Policy Context
Conclusion
Ch. 4 Basic Programs and Strategies for International Social Work
Introduction
Empowerment
Capacity Building
Self-Help and Self-Reliance
Enhancing Social Integraton or Social Cohesion
Income-Generation Strategies
Community Development
Conclusion
Ch. 5 The Field of Development: Background and Current Issues
Global Development Since 1945: The Various Paths to Development
Local Level Development
Conclusion
Ch. 6 The Field of Development: Programs and Strategies in Local Level Development
Local Level Development
Goals and Strategies Pertaining to Local Level Development
Key Strategies and Programs Appropriate to Local-level Development
The Place for Integrated Comprehensive Programs
Conclusion
Ch. 7 The Field of Poverty Reduction and Alleviation: Background and Issues
Perspectives on Poverty
Global Poverty: Current Dimensions and Trends
Global Poverty: The Various Types of Facets of Poverty
Globalization and Poverty
The Poverty of the United Nations' List of Least Developed Countries
Globally Induced Poverty
Poverty and Development Process
Subsistence Poverty
Rural Poverty
Urban Poverty
Poverty and Specific Population Categories
Definitions and Forms of Poverty
Consequential Poverty
Conclusion
Ch. 8 The Field of Poverty Alleviation: Programs and Strategies
Poverty Alleviation in Context
A Model of Poverty Alleviation for International Social Work
Poverty Alleviation Programs and Strategies Used in International Social Work
Conclusion
Ch. 9 The Fields of Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Background and Current Issues
The Integrated-perspectives Approach and Conflict and Peace Issues
The Extent and Nature of Modern Conflict
The Role of the United Nations
The Role of Global Civil Society
The Postconflict Response
The Post-Conflict Situation and the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Agenda
The Humanitarian Debate
Conclusion
Ch. 10 The Field of Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Programs and Strategies
Implementing the Comprehensive Post-Conflict Agenda
Some Key Areas of International Social Work in the Post-Conflict Situation
Delivering Psychosocial Programs
Rebuilding Communities
Securing and Maintaining Peace and Promoting Reconciliation
Conclusion
Ch. 11 The Field of Displacement and Forced Migration: Background and Current Issues
Forced Migration: The Presenting Situation and its Background
The Nature of Forced Migration in the Contemporary World
Forced Migration Movements and Numbers in Recent Times
A Critical Analysis of the Forced Migration Situation
Specific Aspects of International Social Work's Involvement in Forced Migration Situations
Conclusion
Ch. 12 The Field Displacement and Forced Migration: Programs and Strategies
A General Overview of Social Work Programs in Forced Migration Situations
Some Specific Programs and Strategies for Responding to Various Forced Migration Situations
Humanitarian Aid and Its Distribution
Programs Humanizing Existing Conditions
Trauma Counseling Programs
Support Programs
Social and REcreational Programs
Children's Education adn Psychosocial Programs
Services for Refugee Women
Family Reunion Programs
Repatriation Programs
Integration Programs
Human Rights Programs
Legal Programs
Community Development Programs
Conclusion
Ch. 13 International Social Work with Specific Populations
Street Children
Child Laborers
Migrant Workers and Their Families
AIDS Orphans in Africa
Conclusion
Ch. 14 Challenges for International Social Work for the Twenty-First Century
The Way Ahead for International Social Work
Changes Required to Social Work Education
Changes Required to Social Work Practice
Careers in International Social Work
The Global Organization of Social Work
Conclusion
Appendix A: International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)
Appendix B: Acronyms
References
Index
About the Authors

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