International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare

International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare

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What is human trafficking, and where does it occur? How have other nations exploited children as child soldiers, and what can be done about it? Have violence and discrimination against women increased or decreased globally over the past decade? The collection of articles in International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare addresses these questions and many more. The articles encourage lively classroom discussion and debate and bring pressing international issues into the classroom for almost any course across the social work curriculum, as required by the new guidelines set forth by the Council on Social Work Education. About CQ Researcher Readers In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of CQ Press, CQ Researcher readers investigate important and controversial policy issues. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews, and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background and analysis of a particular issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material: A pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question A detailed chronology of key dates and events An annotated bibliography that includes Web resources An outlook section that addresses possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years Photos, charts, graphs, and mapsAvian flu spreads through Southeast Asia, killing 32 people in Thailand, Vietnam. January 2004 Bird flu appears in poultry in Vietnam, Japan, Thailand; fatalities reported in Vietnam. Summer 2004 Second wave of H5N1 infection strikesanbsp;...

Title:International Issues in Social Work and Social Welfare
Author:CQ Researcher,
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2009-08-26


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