The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.

Human Rights and Social Justice

Human rights and social justice
RichardHugman

In 2000 the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) put forward the following definition of social work:

The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance ...

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