As social work is fundamentally being altered by the 'Internationalization' of social problems, this book examines the implications for students and practitioners. Arguing that social professionals working locally need an understanding of global mechanisms and cross-cultural issues, it includes both local level and international examples.
|Publication date:||22nd September 2006|
|Author:||Karen Lyons, Kathleen Manion, Mary Carlsen|
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA|
KAREN LYONS is Honorary Professor of International Social Work, University of Hertfordshire, UK, and Editor-in-chief of the journal, International Social Work. KATHLEEN MANION has had a varied career as a social professional in several countries and is currently a Researcher and Visiting Lecturer at the University of East London, UK. MARY CARLSEN is Director of the Social Work Programme at St. Olaf College, USA and also works in hospice and HIV/AIDS care.More About Karen Lyons, Kathleen Manion, Mary Carlsen