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Social Development and Social Work

Doreen Elliott

in Handbook of International Social Work

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195333619
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199918195 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0014
Social Development and Social Work

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This chapter addresses social development in the context of international social work and social welfare, reviews its relationship with the profession of social work, and analyzes its impact on global social work practice. It addresses the following questions: What is social development? How is it applicable to social work practice? What are some applications of social work practice in countries around the world?

Keywords: social development; international social work; social work practice; social welfare

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