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Author Healy, Lynne M.

Title International social work : professional action in an interdependent world / Lynne M. Healy.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.32 H434I    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents International Social Work: Why is It Important and What is It? -- The History of the Development of Social Work -- International Professional Action: A Selective History -- Social Work Around the World Today -- Global Interdependence and Social Work -- International Social Welfare Organizations and Their Functions -- Values and Ethics for International Professional Action -- International Relief and Development Practice -- International/Domestic Practice Interface -- Understanding and Influencing Global Policy -- Education for International Professional Action: Current Realities, Future Challenges -- Social Work as a Force for Humane Global Change and Development.
Summary "This book provides a comprehensive introduction to international social work. Two main themes--global interdependence and professional action--provide a sound exploration of social work history, values, policy, practice, and education within a global perspective."--Publisher description.
Processing Action Self-Renewing 2017 UoY
Subject Social service -- International cooperation.
Social service -- Vocational guidance.
Service social -- Coopération internationale.
Travailleurs sociaux -- Orientation professionnelle.
Social service -- International cooperation. (OCoLC)fst01123241
Social service -- Vocational guidance. (OCoLC)fst01123302
Internationale Kooperation (DE-588)4120503-0
Sozialarbeit (DE-588)4055676-1
ISBN 0195124456
0195124464 (pbk.)
9780195124460 (pbk.)
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