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Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice

 
 
 
 
Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice
Author: Elisabeth Reichert
ISBN 13: 9780231149938
ISBN 10: 23114993
Edition: 2
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2011-09-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 280
List Price: $36.00
 
 

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 practice. After reviewing the history of human rights, the book addresses human rights issues relating to vulnerable groups (e.g., women, children, disabled persons, the HIV- or AIDS-infected population, gays and lesbians, victims of racism, and older persons) and discusses the international aspects of human rights. The book concludes with the application of human rights to social work practice and illustrative case studies.