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International Social Work Research: Issues and Prospects

Tony Tripodi and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi


With the constant exchange of international information now a permanent condition in the world, social work scholars and students must be sensitive to the need for knowledge sharing between countries as well as to issues involved in obtaining and utilizing international knowledge. This book presents many prospects and great potential for international social work research. It establishes three discrete varieties of research — supranational, intranational, and transnational — and explores a wealth of issues and examples within each. The book aids in the defining and distinguishing each kind of ... More

Keywords: transnational, knowledge, intranational, knowledge sharing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195187250
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187250.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Tripodi, author
School of Social Work, Ohio State University

Miriam Potocky-Tripodi, author
School of Social Work, Florida International University