Social Change and Social Work: The Changing Societal by Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

By Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

Social paintings and Social switch discusses and examines how social paintings is challenged via social, political and financial developments happening in present societies. The authors ask how social paintings as a self-discipline and perform is encountering worldwide and native transformations.Divided into 3 components, issues lined contain the altering social paintings mandate all through historical past; social paintings paradigms and theoretical issues; phenomenological social paintings; perform study; and gender and generational research.Taken jointly, the chapters during this anthology supply an authoritative and up to date assessment of present discussions in the ecu social paintings learn neighborhood.

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A truly postmodern position has evolved under the multicultural flag where one has to accept differences and thus also inequality. One of the central themes of our time is how to deal with rights and the distribution of resources under such conditions. The question of respect in a world of inequality has been given a thorough discussion by Sennett (2003), and Honneth (1995) has further developed the notion of respect and recognition, a central theme of social work discourse. Drawing from his childhood experiences in the Cabrini district in Chicago, Sennett takes a closer look at sentimental and non-sentimental ways of social work.

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