International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare: Selections from CQ Researcher

International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare: Selections from CQ Researcher

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International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare is a collection of readings from CQ Researcher on various topics relating to Social Work in a global context. The articles will be of great supplemental value for professors looking to infuse international issues into a variety of courses in the social work curriculum, including: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare, Human Behavior in the Social Environment (Macro theory), Social Policy, and International Social work. It will also be useful in courses on multicultural and cross cultural counseling. The article selections are as follows: * Human Trafficking and Slavery * Child Soldiers * Women's Rights * Rapid Urbanization * Aiding Refugees * Disaster Preparedness * Wounded Veterans * Religious Fundamentalism * Energy Liberalism * Oceans in Crisis * Arian Flu * Anti Americanism

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CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians, researchers, and students seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on the most vital issues shaping our world. Each weekly report offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of a single topic. Written by CQ Press's staff of experienced reporters, these reports provide up-to-date information on a wide range of social, economic, political, environmental, and international issues.


Annotated Contents Preface Contributors 1. Human Trafficking and Slavery: Are the World's Nations Doing Enough to Stamp It Out? - David Masci 2. Child Soldiers: Are More Aggressive Efforts Needed to Protect Children? - John Felton 3. Women's Rights: Are Violence and Discrimination Against Women Declining? - Karen Foerstel 4. Rapid Urbanization: Can Cities Cope With Rampant Growth? - Jennifer Weeks 5. Aiding Refugees: Should the U.N. Help More Displaced People? - John Felton 6. Disaster Preparedness: Is the U.S. Ready for Another Major Disaster? - Pamela Prah 7. Wounded Veterans: Is America Shortchanging Vets on Health Care? - Peter Katel 8. Religious Fundamentalism: Does It Lead to Intolerance and Violence? - Brian Beary 9. Energy Nationalism: Do Petrostates Threaten Global Energy Security? - Peter Behr 10. Oceans in Crisis: Can the Loss of Ocean Biodiversity Be Halted? - Colin Woodard 11. Avian Flu Threat: Are We Prepared for the Next Pandemic? - Sarah Glazer 12. Anti Americanism: Is Anger at the U.S. Growing? - Samuel Loewenberg

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  • publication date: 01/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412979405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781412979405
  • weight: 585
  • ISBN10: 1412979404

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