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Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Susan C. Mapp


An overview of international human rights and social justice, this introductory text focuses on current global problems of pressing concern for social workers. It addresses topics such as healthcare, violence against women, war and conflict, forced labor and child soldiers, in a manner which encourages students to think critically about such problems, research the issues, and get involved with organizations that are working on them. The content contains narratives of individuals suffering from these social problems, as well as suggestions for what students can do to create change: both now and ... More

Keywords: human rights, social justice, social workers, healthcare, violence against women, war, conflict, forced labor, child soldiers, social problems

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195313451
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan C. Mapp, author
Elizabethtown College