Social work in a globalizing world /
- Cambridge : Polity, c2010.
- ix, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -195) and indexes.
Introduction -- Creating the new profession of social work -- Mapping out the terrain of 'the social' -- Professionalization, practice methods and processes of intervention -- Social work, citizenship, human rights and social justice -- Human, social and environmental degradation -- Globalizing the local and localizing the global in practice -- Conclusions.
Written by a leading social work academic whose work is internationally renowned, this book confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers in relation to globalization and the rise of international global problems.