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Handbook of International Social WorkHuman Rights, Development, and the Global Profession$
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Lynne M. Healy and Rosemary J. Link

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195333619

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.3) 1 Introduction
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Handbook of International Social Work
Author(s):

Lynne M. Healy

Rosemary J. Link

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0001

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide an introduction to a wide range of topics in international social work garnered from many countries and regions and to suggest resources for further exploration. The target audience for the book includes social work educators, students, and practitioners, but professionals and colleagues in other disciplines will also find the book of interest. The book presents international social work as the following: a way of looking at and appreciating the world (worldview); practice informed by international knowledge; practice, concern, and action on globally experienced social issues; participation in international professional organizations; understanding of the global profession; development and human rights; and a future and action-oriented movement for global change. An overview of the eleven sections of the book is also presented.

Keywords:   international social work, social work practice, human rights, global change

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