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Author Hessle, Sven.
Title Global Social Transformation and Social Action [electronic resource] : the Role of Social Workers.
Pub Info Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.
Descript 1 online resource (265 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Subject Social service.
Social workers.
Social action.
Social movements.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Social action. (OCoLC)fst01122251
Social movements. (OCoLC)fst01122657
Social service. (OCoLC)fst01123192
Social workers. (OCoLC)fst01123585
Genre Electronic books.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction; A Global Agenda as Point of Departure; Selection of Contributions for the Volumes; Global Social Transformation and Social Action; 2 We Meet as Brothers and Sisters -- Human Solidarity in Global Relationships; Understanding Current Economic and Social Changes; Cultural Translation; Five Shared Elements of Social Work; Conclusion; References; 3 Desirable Social Policy Consequences of the Arab Spring; 4 Social Media and the Arab Spring: "Tunisnews" as a Model; A Brief History; Striking at the Root; Power of Simplicity.
Non-violenceThe Centrality of Principles; Confidentiality and Anonymity; Between Duty and Addiction; 5 Fighting Poverty and Social Protection; Public Procurement Law and Social Services in Europe. A Critical Perspective; Introduction; Social Services: Characteristics and Features; Marketisation; Public Procurement Law and Social Services; Effects of Public Procurement Law on Social Services; Conclusion; The Congressional Social Work Caucus: A Renewed Focus on the Social Safety Net; Food Security and Sustainability; Food Security and Nutritional Policy.
Challenges to the Fulfilment of Food Security as a Human RightSocial Workers' Position Regarding Poverty, Hunger, and State Intervention; Final Considerations; Poverty Eradication Programmes in India: Actions Taken and Impacts Made; Introduction; Evaluation of the Programmes; Historical Profile of the Poverty and Inequality Situations in India; Recommendations; Conclusions; 6 Social Work in Contexts of Political and Military Conflicts; Amandla, Ngawethu (The Power is with us) Finding New Social Work Discourse in Movements for Change; Introduction; Social Movements.
Social Movements and South AfricaProblematic Discourse in Social Work; Research Study; Conclusions; Asylum Seeker Young People: Negotiation of Social Work Value Conflicts and Age Assessment in the UK; Introduction; The International Context; The UK; The Study; Conclusion; Conceptualising Popular Social Work in the Context of War:Lessons from Lebanon and Palestine; Introduction; Popular Social Work; Popular Social Work in Palestine; Conclusion; 7 Migration: Challenges and Possibilities; Reflecting on Global Care Chains from the Experience of Latin American Migrant Women.
The Transcontinental Migration of Latin American WomenGlobal Care Chains and Beyond; The Social Organisation of Care Among Migrant Families in Ecuador; Conclusion; Migration Challenges in Mexico and the US; Introduction; International Migration; The Vulnerability of Migrant Workers; The Need for a Non-restrictive Migration Policy; Conclusions; Migration and Climate Change; Conceptual Framework of Environmental Migration; Climate Change and Environmental Migration; Policy Considerations; Final Remarks; The Situation and Migration Experiences of Cambodian Domestic Workers.
Note Lives and Working Conditions of Migrant Domestic Workers.
Summary This informative and incisively written edited collection brings together experts from around the world to discuss issues which the social work and social welfare sectors face every day and to ensure a closer link between evidence-based practice, policy objectives and social development goals. Furthermore, this book reveals how these may affect the conditions of people and demonstrate how the social work and social development community can contribute to sustainable development.
Related To Print version: Hessle, Sven. Global Social Transformation and Social Action : The Role of Social Workers. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014 9781472417954
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