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Published: 15 August 2020

528 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190922252

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International Social Work

Professional Action in an Interdependent World

Third Edition

Author Lynne Moore Healy and Rebecca Leela Thomas

  • Case examples enliven the text and bridge the gap between theory and practice
  • Brief biographies of noted social workers bring history to life
  • Extensive references provide students with up to date professional literature and intergovernmental documents
  • An action- and practice-focused definition of international social work serves as the framework for student learning
  • Combines the expertise of Lynne Healy, a world-renowned pioneer in international social work, and her new co-author, Rebecca Thomas, who has a background in both social work and international development and direct experience in several countries

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of growing global inequality, the rise of populism and its threat to globalism, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Extensive discussion of climate change, environmental justice, and sustainability
  • Expanded content on human rights, including rights of sexual minorities, and people with disabilities
  • Updates on the global social work profession

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