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Handbook of International Social WorkHuman Rights, Development, and the Global Profession$
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Lynne M. Healy and Rosemary J. Link

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195333619

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.001.0001

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Defining International Social Work

Defining International Social Work

(p.9) 2 Defining International Social Work
Handbook of International Social Work

Lynne M. Healy

Oxford University Press

This chapter reviews the reasons for intensified interest in global issues and the scholarly treatment of the definition of international social work. It then illuminates this book's definition; in general terms, this definition is spelled out in the table of contents of the book. As noted in the Preface, the conceptual map guided the development of the plan for the book.

Keywords:   international social work, social work practice, definitions

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