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Social Exclusion and Inclusion

Karen Lyons and Nathalie Huegler.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 8851 words.

The term social exclusion achieved widespread use in Europe from the late twentieth century. Its value as a concept that is different from poverty, with universal relevance, has since been...

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Social Work in Cuba

David L. Strug.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Practice Settings; Race and Ethnicity; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 5844 words.

This entry discusses the development of social work in Cuba since the revolution of 1959. It describes a community-oriented social work initiative created by the government in 2000 to...

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International Aid, Relief, and Humanitarian Assistance

Carmen Monico, Karen Smith Rotabi and Taghreed Abu Sarhan.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty; Social Justice and Human Rights. 12187 words.

International development, humanitarian aid, and relief are at the heart of international social work practice. They have evolved historically and globally; shaped by world markets, social...

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