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By Colleen Lundy

Social employees show pride of their dedication to social and financial justice, peace, and human rights, and of their responses to similar inequalities and social difficulties. At a time whilst financial globalization, armed clash, and ecological devastation proceed to undermine human rights and the probabilities for social justice, the necessity for linking a structural research to social paintings perform is larger than ever.

The moment variation of this renowned social paintings perform textual content extra totally addresses the relationship among social justice and human rights. It encompasses a dialogue of social work's function in selling peace and responding to environmental difficulties. It additionally areas a better cognizance at the hyperlinks among social paintings theories/concepts and perform skill/responses.

The textual content has been up to date and revised all through with 4 new chapters: social paintings and human rights, cultural competence and perform with immigrant groups, social paintings and psychological wellbeing and fitness groups, and perform with and households. specified case experiences display the combination of thought, coverage, and perform.

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Lundy, Colleen, 1946–. Social work and social justice. II. Title. III. Title: Social work, social justice and human rights. com. com This book is printed on paper containing 100% post-consumer fibre. The University of Toronto Press acknowledges the financial support for its publishing activities of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund. This book is dedicated to the memory of my mother Hymmi Mikkola Lundy (1912–2008) who worked hard so that I could have the educational opportunities she was denied.

Not surprisingly, this austere economic climate, compounded by an uncharitable political sentiment, is bound to have a profound impact on the psychological, social, and physical health of Canadians and on their opportunities for education and employment. Governments, both federal and provincial, have abdicated their responsibility for social welfare provision by reducing funding to health care, education, the environment, and social programs. There is a disturbing trend toward privatization as governments hand over public utilities and social and health services to the lowest bidder, thereby encouraging substandard services that are more costly to those who depend on them.

I. Lundy, Colleen, 1946–. Social work and social justice. II. Title. III. Title: Social work, social justice and human rights. com. com This book is printed on paper containing 100% post-consumer fibre. The University of Toronto Press acknowledges the financial support for its publishing activities of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund. This book is dedicated to the memory of my mother Hymmi Mikkola Lundy (1912–2008) who worked hard so that I could have the educational opportunities she was denied.

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