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> Human Rights and Social Work

Human Rights and Social Work Towards Rights-Based Practice


, Western Sydney University, , Western Sydney University, , Western Sydney University
Published 2022


Human Rights and Social Work: Towards Rights-Based Practice helps students and practitioners understand how human rights concepts underpin the social work profession and inform their practice. This book examines the three generations of human rights and the systems of oppression that prevent citizens from participating in society as equals. It explores a range of topics, from ethics and ethical social work practice, to deductive and inductive approaches to human rights, and global and local human rights discourses. The language, processes,…

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  • Frames social work as a human rights profession
  • Makes connections between human rights theory and practice
  • Takes an internationalist perspective

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