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.
Chapter 46: Social Work in ‘Developing’ Countries
Social Work in ‘Developing’ Countries
The idea of social work as a formal helping system to improve the well-being of individuals, families, groups, communities, and societies is now widely accepted across the globe. Social work, however defined, is recognised as a formal ...