Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective / Edition 1

Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective / Edition 1

by Katherine van Wormer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534642829

ISBN-13: 9780534642822

Pub. Date: 01/25/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This introductory social work book provides both a theoretical and applied overview of the U.S. social welfare system, with international perspectives throughout. Other strengths include themes of empowerment theory and practice and an ecosystems framework. Part I is devoted to the history of social work in the U.S. as well as issues of economic oppression, social

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This introductory social work book provides both a theoretical and applied overview of the U.S. social welfare system, with international perspectives throughout. Other strengths include themes of empowerment theory and practice and an ecosystems framework. Part I is devoted to the history of social work in the U.S. as well as issues of economic oppression, social oppression, human rights, and restorative justice. Part II is devoted to social work across the life cycle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534642822
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/25/2005
Series:
Introduction to Social Work / Social Welfare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. SOCIAL WELFARE: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS. 1. Social Work and Social Welfare. 2. American Social Values in International Context. 3. Emergence of Social Work. 4. Economic Oppression. 5. Social Oppression. 6. Human Rights and Restorative Justice. Part II. SOCIAL WORK ACROSS THE LIFE CYCLE. 7. Human Behavior and the Social Environment. 8. Child Welfare. 9. Health/Mental Health Care. 10. Care at the End of the Life Cycle. Epilogue. Putting it all Together. Appendix A. U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Appendix B. NASW Code of Ethics. Appendix C. International Federation of Social Workers Code of Ethics. Appendix D. Outline for Anti-Oppressive Policy Analysis.

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