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International Social Work: Themes and Perspectives by Karen Lyons

By Karen Lyons

This publication advocates the improvement of overseas social paintings, either as providing a huge viewpoint on perform at neighborhood point and as a unique kind of cross-border and supra-national task. the writer argues that the results of globalization and neighborhood guidelines at the welfare quarter have implications for the clients of social companies and neighborhood improvement programmes which require all social pros to have a greater realizing of those strategies and effects and of the foreign networks wherein they themselves may function. the various fabric used is of a comparative nature, for example on the subject of the schooling of social execs or their dating with the country or the family members and examples are drawn from a variety of nations. yet there's additionally a thematic therapy of 3 phenomena that are visible to have major foreign dimensions, that's, poverty, migration and mess ups. The ebook considers the function of social pros with regards to those subject matters and identifies larger scope for intervention in terms of more than a few social difficulties at overseas levels.

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