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Social work, social justice & human rights

Colleen Lundy

Social work, social justice & human rights

a structural approach to practice

by Colleen Lundy

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press in North York, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social case work,
  • Social justice,
  • Service social,
  • Professional ethics,
  • Social service,
  • Justice sociale,
  • Manuels d"enseignement supérieur,
  • Community-based social services,
  • Social workers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSocial work, social justice and human rights
    StatementColleen Lundy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV40 .L94 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 384 p. :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186753M
    ISBN 10144260039X
    ISBN 109781442600393
    LC Control Number2011293215
    OCLC/WorldCa753229765

      The principles of rights, social justice and tackling poverty go to the heart of the social work profession, but putting the rhetoric into practice can be challenging. The advance of multi-agency working, where social workers can find themselves in healthcare settings, and widespread cuts to services have raised the stakes considerably. Human Rights and Social Justice 19 The Relationship between Human Rights, Social Justice, and Research 21 Social Work Leaders—Researchers, Practitioners, and Advocates 24 Furthering Research, Practice, and Advocacy Integration 26 Summary 29 Practice Test 31 MySocialWorkLab 31 Core Competency Video / Advocating for the Client Core Competency.

    Social workers must protect children from things such as oppression, negative discrimination, human rights violations, and economic injustice. They must ensure children get an appropriate degree of freedom for their age, personal privacy, access to quality education and health care, and a standard of living that promotes human dignity. All the.   The roots of social justice are traced through social work history, from the Settlement House Movement to the Rank and Film Movement, Civil Rights Movement, and contemporary struggles in the context of globalization. Challenges for social justice-oriented practice in the 21st century are address. The discussion concludes with concrete example.

    (shelved 1 time as social-justice-human-rights) avg rating — 6, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Founded in , the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than , members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.


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Social work, social justice & human rights by Colleen Lundy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second edition of this popular social work practice text more fully addresses the connection between social justice and human rights. It includes a discussion of social work's role in promoting peace and responding to environmental problems/5(1).

Social work makes three main contributions to social justice, which are very distinctive. First, it is concerned with the 'social': to improving social relations between people.

Social workers take pride in their commitment to social and economic justice, peace, and human rights, and in their responses to related inequalities and social problems. At a time when economic globalization, armed conflict, and ecological devastation Social work to undermine human rights and the possibilities for social justice, the need for linking a structural analysis to social work practice Reviews: 1.

Buy Social Work, Social Justice, and Human Rights: A Structural Approach to Practice 2nd ed. by Lundy, Colleen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).

CONCEPTIONS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE IN SOCIAL WORK • Distributive justice is primary focus of social work • Social Work Dictionary: “Social justice is an ideal condition in which all members of society have the same basic rights, protection, opportunities, obligations, and social benefits.”File Size: KB.

A journal article that examines the contested nature of the concept of social justice. Proposes a multidimensional approach to social justice that includes distributive justice, identity justice, human rights, social welfare, and political ideology.

Analyzes each of these dimensions along a three-point continuum. As social work students and practitioners encounter the term "human rights" with greater frequency, there is a pressing need for them to understand its meaning, especially in contradistinction to the related concept of "social justice." This book is an overview of human rights ideas and laws for social workers that stresses the importance of 5/5(1).

At the heart of social work, human rights are a set of interdependent guiding principles having implications for meta-macro (global), macro (whole population), mezzo (at risk), micro (clinical), meta-micro (everyday life), and research interventions to eradicate social malaises and promote well-being.

They can be best understood vis-à-vis the UN Human Rights Triptych. ii / ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL JUSTICE Those who contributed activities or essays: • Alameda County Community Food Bank (sections of Hunger USA), Nancy Flowers (Martin Luther King – From Civil Rights to Human Rights), S h u l a m i t h Koenig (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Questions and Answers),and the Resource Center of the Americas (sections of Wages, Earning Power, Profit,File Size: KB.

Social Work is a helping profession which promotes the well being of people while human rights and social justice are highly stressed (IFSW, ). The primary mission of social work on the NASW webpage is stated that it is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs with special attention to vulnerable and oppressed people.

Social justice, however, maintains that all people deserve and should have access to the same rights and resources.

Most people accept that premise, but differ in how to achieve that equality. Social justice looks for equality in and out of the court system. Achieving Social Equity. Human rights have a long tradition in social work theory and practice, first of all more implicitly and, from about more explicitly.

The more recent documents of the scientific and professional community relating explicitly to human rights include the International Definition of the Social Work Profession, the Ethics in Social Work: Statement of Principles, and the Global Standards for Author: Silvia Staub-Bernasconi. As social work students and practitioners encounter the term "human rights" with greater frequency, there is a pressing need for them to understand its meaning, especially in contradistinction to the related concept of "social justice." This book is an overview of human rights ideas and laws for social workers that stresses the importance of human rights in all types of social work policy and.

Read "Social Work, Social Justice, and Human Rights A Structural Approach to Practice, Second Edition" by Colleen Lundy available from Rakuten Kobo. Social workers take pride in their commitment to social and economic justice, peace, and human rights, and in their resp Author: Colleen Lundy.

“Many UN experts and human rights activists worldwide warmly welcome the publication of the Second Edition of Dr. Wronka’s Human Rights and Social Justice, an inspiring if not brilliant work Written for the educated layperson, it builds on the momentum it began in the original edition, excellently integrating both theory and practice.

A primer on human rights and the international human rights system that explores the connection between human rights and social justice work. Module 2: Strategies of a Human Rights Approach (3 hours) Key definitions, principles, and elements of a human rights approach.

Four key strategies for applying a human rights approach are explained in. This book, edited by a leader in the field, is an attempt to present and tie social justice to the core values of social work across the curriculum.

It presents the history and philosophy that supports social justice and ties it to ethical concepts which help students understand social justice as a core social work value.

Social workers are committed to social justice on both the micro, or individual, and macro, or large-scale, levels. Practitioners on the macro level usually focus on helping groups, communities and society as a whole.

This is why promoting social justice is often linked. Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society, as measured by the distribution of wealth, opportunities for personal activity, and social Western as well as in older Asian cultures, the concept of social justice has often referred to the process of ensuring that individuals fulfill their societal roles and receive what was their due.

Social workers take pride in their commitment to social and economic justice, peace, and human rights, and in their responses to related inequalities and social problems.

At a time when economic globalization, armed conflict, and ecological devastation continue to undermine human rights and the possibilities for social justice, the need for linking a structural analysis to social work practice.

The book also contributes to social work pedagogy by offering a comprehensive set of learning outcomes that can be used to design curriculum, teaching and learning, and further research into social justice praxis.

This book provides a range of philosophical and critical perspectives to support and inform social work professional knowledge and. Unemployment, Poverty, and Social Protection Measuring Poverty Understanding Individual and Social Problems in a Structural Context The Role of the State Chapter 2: Pursuing Social Justice, Human Rights, and Peace The United Nations and the Emergence of Human Rights Social Work and the United Nations The Development of Human Rights Militarism /5(8).social work and social justice •social work as value based •codes of ethics •principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work (ifsw) •key principles, social justice (basw)File Size: 1MB.