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Global social work: crossing borders, blurring boundaries
Edited by Carolyn Noble, Helle Strauss and Brian Littlechild
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781743324042

Global social work: crossing borders, blurring boundaries is a collection of ideas, debates and reflections on key issues concerning social work as a global profession, such as its theory, its curricula, its practice, its professional identity; its concern with human rights and social activism, and its future directions. Apart from emphasising the complexities of working and talking about social work across borders and cultures, the volume focuses on the curricula of social work programs from as many regions as possible to showcase what is being taught in various cultural, sociopolitical and regional contexts. Exploring the similarities and differences in social work education across many countries of the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific, the book provides a reference point for moving the current social work discourse towards understanding the local and global context in its broader significance.

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8-Sep-2014Towards identifying a philosophical basis of social workNoble, Carolyn; Henrickson, Mark
8-Sep-2014Transnational social work: a new paradigm with perspectivesWallimann, Isidor
8-Sep-2014Transcending disciplinary, professional and national borders in social work educationStaub-Bernasconi, Silvia
8-Sep-2014Educating social workers without boundaries through the Intercultural Social Intervention Model (ISIM)Aguilar-Idáñez, María-José; Buraschi, Daniel
8-Sep-2014Indigenism and Australian social workFejo-King, Christine
8-Sep-2014Envisioning a professional identity: charting pathways through social work education in IndiaNadkarni, Vimla V.; Joseph, Sandra
8-Sep-2014Social work education in Indonesia: challenges and reformsNugroho, Fentiny; Santi, Kanya Eka
8-Sep-2014Social work education in South Asia: diverse, dynamic and disjointed?Nikku, Bala Raju
8-Sep-2014Social work education and family in Latin America: a case studyMuñoz-Guzmán, Carolina; Mancinas, Sandra; Nucci, Nelly
8-Sep-2014Social work education in the Caribbean: charting pathways to growth and globalisationRock, Letnie; Buchanan, Cerita
8-Sep-2014Social work education and training in southern and east Africa: yesterday, today and tomorrowMupedziswa, Rodreck; Sinkamba, Refilwe P.
8-Sep-2014The current status and future challenges of social work education in South KoreaHan, In-young; Lim, Jung-won
8-Sep-2014Social work education in Aotearoa/New Zealand and AustraliaStaniforth, Barbara; Noble, Carolyn
8-Sep-2014Social work education in the United States: beyond boundariesShockley, Clara; Baskind, Frank R.
8-Sep-2014Social work education in the United KingdomLittlechild, Brian; Lyons, Karen
8-Sep-2014International social work education: the Canadian contextMoosa-Mitha, Mehmoona
8-Sep-2014Economic crises, neoliberalism, and the US welfare state: trends, outcomes and political struggleAbramovitz, Mimi
8-Sep-2014The Nordic welfare model, civil society and social workAskeland, Gurid Aga; Strauss, Helle
8-Sep-2014Social work education in the post-socialist and post-modern era: the case of UkraineSemigina, Tetyana; Bokyo, Oxsano
8-Sep-2014Social work education in Eastern Europe: can post-communism be followed by diversity?Zaviršek, Darja
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