Globalization, Social Justice, and the Helping Professions

Globalization, Social Justice, and the Helping Professions

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438432205
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 03/04/2011
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William Roth is the Vincent O’Leary Professor of Social Welfare at the University at Albany, State University of New York. He is the author several books, including Movement: A Memoir of Disability, Cancer, and the Holocaust and Assault on Social Policy.

Katharine Briar-Lawson is Dean and Professor of the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Her many books include Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaboration and Evaluation Research in Child Welfare: Improving Outcomes Through University-Public Agency Partnerships.

Table of Contents

Section I

1. Globalization: Setting the Stage for a Social Justice Agenda
Katharine Briar-Lawson, William Roth, Blase Briar Bonpane III, Maria Onetti-Bischoff, and Daniel Roth

2. Contextualizing the Helping Professions
Daniel Roth and William Roth

3. Collaborative, Democratic Professionalism Aimed at Mobilizing Citizens to Address Globalization’s Challenges and Opportunities
Hal A. Lawson

Section II

4. Economics, Transnational Corporations, and Social Justice
William Roth

5. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Nancy Claiborne

6. Globalization: Effects on the Welfare State and Social Policy
William Roth

Section III

7. Globalization and Africa: Development Challenges and Implications for Helping Professionals
Shirley J. Jones and Sandra A. Austin

8. Analyzing the Impact of Globalization on Latin America: Five Research and Teaching Strategies Derived from Political Economy
Fernando Leiva

Section IV

9. Children, Landmines and the Cycle of Trauma: A Cause for Humanity
Starr Wood and Deborah Reyome

10. Globalization and Disability: Disability Service Sectors for the Twenty-first Century
Susan Peters

11. The Global Abuse of Children
William Roth

Section V

12. Global Government and Social Justice
William Roth

13. Toward Justice Based Practice: Integrating Economic and Social Development
Katherine Briar-Lawson and Blase Briar Bonpane III

List of Contributors
Index

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