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Understanding International Social Work
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Introduction: The Global Growth of Social Work.- Different Visions of 'International' in Social Work.- Social Work with International Issues.- Social Work and the UN Millennium Development Goals.- Different Forms of Social Work: a Pluralist and Inclusive View.- The Organizational Contexts of International Social Work.- International Perspectives on Social Work Education and Training.- The Possibility of an International Social Work Ethics.- Professional Imperialism: a Concept Revisited.- International Social Work: Issues for the Future.- Glossary (with notes).

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'It is comprehensive in its coverage...fluent and written in a style which makes the material accessible to a wide readership including inexperienced undergraduate students.' - Dr Clive Sellick, Reader in Social Work, School of Social Work and Psychology, University of East Anglia, UK 'It is a delightful book to read and one that is both timely and immensely readable. One of its strengths is its very practical base which is demonstrated in the utilization of excellent, grounded case studies.' - Professor Maria Harries, Senior Hon Research Fellow, School of Social& Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia 'The book is a well argued and stimulating discussion of numerous aspects of interntational social work and will be of interest to academics and students in the field.' Oxford Journals

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RICHARD HUGMAN is Professor of Social Work at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He has previously held positions at other universities and in social work practice in Australia and the UK, and as a consultant with international organizations. He is currently the ethics commissioner for the International Federation of Social Workers.

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'It is comprehensive in its coverage...fluent and written in a style which makes the material accessible to a wide readership including inexperienced undergraduate students.' - Dr Clive Sellick, Reader in Social Work, School of Social Work and Psychology, University of East Anglia, UK 'It is a delightful book to read and one that is both timely and immensely readable. One of its strengths is its very practical base which is demonstrated in the utilization of excellent, grounded case studies.' - Professor Maria Harries, Senior Hon Research Fellow, School of Social& Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia 'The book is a well argued and stimulating discussion of numerous aspects of interntational social work and will be of interest to academics and students in the field.' Oxford Journals

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