OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Social Work and Social Welfare: A Human Rights Foundation

ISBN : 9780190612825

Price(incl.tax): 
¥10,010
Author: 
Katherine van Wormer; Rosemary J. Link
Pages
520 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
178 x 254 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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Infused with relevant personal narratives and photographs, Social Work and Social Welfare provides a global, human rights perspective on social welfare policies that are at the forefront of controversy in today's world (e.g. immigration policies, environmental sustainability, health care, housing, food insecurity, and income/wealth inequality).

Index: 

PREFACE
PART I
SOCIAL WELFARE: STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS
Chapter 1
Social Work: A Human Rights Profession
Chapter 2
American Social Values in International Context
Chapter 3
Emergence of Social Work: Part I
Chapter 4
Emergence of Social Work: Part II
Chapter 5
Social Forms of Oppression
Chapter 6
Human Rights and Restorative Justice
Chapter 7
Poverty and Human Rights
Chapter 8
Public Assistance and Other Strategies to End Poverty
PART II
SOCIAL WORK ACROSS THE LIFE CYCLE
Chapter 9
Environmental Justice
Chapter 10
Child Welfare
Chapter 11
Care at the End of the Life Cycle
Chapter 12
Health Care as a Human Right
by Marta Vides Saade
Chapter 13
Care for Persons with Mental and Physical Disabilities
Epilogue Putting It All Together
Appendix A: U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Appendix B: Outline for Anti-Oppressive Policy Analysis
Appendix C: Relevant Internet Sites
Index

About the author: 

Katherine Stuart van Wormer, PhD, MSSW, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa. A native of New Orleans, she majored in English at the University of North Carolina where she was active in the Civil Rights Movement. She worked for several years in Northern Ireland as an English teacher and in Norway as an alcoholism counselor.; Rosemary J. Link, PhD, LISW, is Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Simpson College. An international human rights expert, she has developed exchanges in a variety of countries, including Mexico with the Center for Global Education; initiated a 20 year sustained exchange of faculty and students with the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Augsburg College MN; and presented with Indian and US social work students in Bangalore, Chennai and Mangalore.

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