ISBN-10:
0534592147
ISBN-13:
9780534592141
Pub. Date:
02/15/2006
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Social Work Practice and Social Justice: From Local to Global Perspectives / Edition 1

Social Work Practice and Social Justice: From Local to Global Perspectives / Edition 1

by Karen M. Sowers, William S. Rowe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534592141
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/15/2006
Series: SW 381S Foundations of Social Justice Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Karen M. Sowers is Dean of the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee. Her expertise and research interests include juvenile justice, sexuality, social work education, child welfare, best practices in mental health, evidence-based practices, and international social work. Dr. Sowers is the author or co-author of numerous books, book chapters and journal articles. In addition to this text, Dr. Sowers has co-authored another Brooks/Cole text, Juvenile Justice Practice.


William S. Rowe is the Director of the School of Social Work at the University of South Florida. His research interests include HIV/AIDS, harm reduction, child welfare, and international social work. Dr. Rowe has written numerous journal articles and books.

Table of Contents

Part I. GLOBAL SOCIAL WORK: AN EMERGING PERSPECTIVE. 1. The Evolution of Social Work Around the World. 2. Social Work Throughout the World. 3. Global Standards for Social Work Practice: Implications for Generalist Practice. Part II. A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE IS A HUMAN PERSPECTIVE: SAMPLE POPULATIONS. 4. Social Work Practice with Children and Youth. 5. Social Work Practice with Women and Girls. 6. Social Work Practice with the Elderly. Part III. SOCIAL CHALLENGES AND PRACTICE APPROACHES FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE. 7. Poverty Around the World. 8. Mental Health. 9. Substance Abuse. 10. Developmental/Physical Disability. 11. Health. 12. Crime and Justice. 13. Stress, Trauma, and Crisis Intervention. Part IV. MACRO PERSPECTIVES. 14. Community Development. Part V. THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. 15. Future Trends in Global Social Work Practice.

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