International Social Work: Themes and Perspectives
The aim of this book is to introduce social workers to some of the themes and perspectives relevant to developing understanding and engaging in social work in an international context. Its goals are to communicate facts about scientific organizations and countries, to convey ideas about the development of the welfare state, to challenge national culture-based assumption about social work roles, to increase knowledge about cross-national or culture-based differences in client groups and to contribute to promoting international communication and activity.
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