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Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global PerspectiveAn Introduction to International Social Work$
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Susan C. Mapp

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195313451

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.001.0001

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A Call to Action

A Call to Action

(p.161) 9 A Call to Action
Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective

Susan C. Mapp

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses how social workers and social work students can be a part of developing solutions. Operating from a human rights standpoint and advancing social justice, they can “promote social change and problem-solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being,” as specified in the International Federation of Social Workers definition of social work.

Keywords:   social development, social workers, social work practice

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