Globalization and International Social Work: Postmodern Change and Challenge

Globalization and International Social Work: Postmodern Change and Challenge

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409491231
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Contemporary Social Work Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Malcolm Payne is the Director of Psycho-social and Spiritual Care at St Christopher's Hospice in London. Gurid Aga Askeland is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at Diakonhjemmet University College in Oslo.


Table of Contents

Contents: International social work practice and education in a globalized postmodern world; Globalization, postcolonialism and postmodernism: conflicts and connections; Critical reflection to promote contextual social work practice and education; Racism, social exclusion and cultural translation; Knowledge production: what is valid knowledge?; Social work's identity in postmodern agencies and universities; Piloting through the challenges of globalization; Exchanges and cross-national activities: broadening the mind; Technology-based social work education and practice; Conclusion; Bibliography; Indexes.


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