Understanding Human Rights: An Exercise Book / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Understanding Human Rights: An Exercise Book provides a concise, hands-on roadmap for learning about human rights within a social work context. By illustrating the importance of human rights to the social work profession with understandable explanations and exercises, author Elisabeth Reichert highlights why social workers need to embrace the concept of human rights.
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About the Author
Elisabeth Reichert, LCSW, Ph.D. received her degree in social work from the University of Tennessee in 1985 with the aid of a Fulbright Scholarship. She also holds an equivalent degree in Germany. After receiving her social work degree, she practiced clinical social work until 1994, when she began teaching social work policy and practice. she is professor at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has previously published a book on Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice.
Table of Contents
Introduction Why Human Rights and Social Work? Human Rights and Law Purpose of This Book Outline of Book Teaching Human Rights and Social WorkCh. 1: What Are Human Rights? Definition of Human Rights Three Sets of Human Rights Human Rights Terms Enforcement of Human Rights ExercisesCh. 2: Beginnings of Human Rights Evolution of the Human Rights Framework The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Social Workers and Development of Human Rights ExercisesCh. 3: Building the Foundation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Opening Statement Summary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Exercises Taking the Human Rights Temperature of Your CommunityCh. 4: Beyond the Universal Declaration of Human Rights International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Conclusion ExercisesCh. 5: Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups What is a Vulnerable Group? Women as a Vulnerable Group Children as a Vulnerable Group Victims of Racism as a Vulnerable Group Persons With Disabilities as a Vulnerable Group Persons With HIV-AIDS as a Vulnerable Group Older Persons as a Vulnerable Group Gays and Lesbians as a Vulnerable Group Conclusion ExercisesCh. 6: Cultural Relativism Guidelines for Analyzing Cultural Relativism Cultural Relativism - This Era's Facism? ExercisesCh. 7: Human Rights and Ethics NASW Code of Ethics IFSW and Ethics Human Rights and Ethics ExercisesCh. 8: Social Work Practice and Human Rights Preliminary Foundation for Applying Human Rights ExercisesCh. 9: The International Side of Human Rights and Social Work International Human Rights Issues ExercisesConclusionAppendixesReferences