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Social work in the Singapore context

Kalyani Mehta

Social work in the Singapore context

by Kalyani Mehta

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Published by Pearson Custom Pub. in Singapore, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social problems,
  • Social policy,
  • Social service,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementAnn Wee & Kalyani K. Mehta, eds
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 377 p. :
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25181105M
    ISBN 10981068651X
    ISBN 109789810686512
    LC Control Number2012330032

    Social work is a human profession founded on social justice. It is difficult, however, to negotiate this in the constantly changing context of the 21 st century. Drawing on her own experiences and the experiences of others, Jan Fook returns to address the critical tradition of social work, supporting students in their understanding of the possibilities of critical practices in changing contexts/5(6). Social Work in Singapore By Rosaleen Ow As such, this chapter will begin with a brief review of the structure of welfare services in Singapore as a backdrop for discussing the nature of social work within the context of these service by: 1.

    This book examines key sociological theories that have contributed to the understanding of the nature of social work, its organisation and delivery. It provides key sociological concepts and theories to help student social workers better understand the nature of their work and the social and political context within which they will be working. This book employs a radical perspective to examine international social work. Globalization had opened up many issues for social work, including how to address global inequalities, the impact of global economic problems and trends towards neoliberalism.5/5(1).

    vi Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates S Social work and the law Suzy Braye and Michael Preston-Shoot S6 Introduction 56 Context 57 Critical themes 59 Critical debates 62 Conclusion 65 Further reading 66 6 SocW work and organisations Audrey Mullender and Stella Perrott 67 Introduction: the organisational context of social work 67File Size: 1MB.   Social work is a profession that began its life as a call to help the poor, the destitute and the disenfranchised of a rapidly changing social order. It continues today still pursuing that quest, perhaps with some occasional deviations of direction from the original work practice is the primary means of achieving the profession's by: 6.


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Social work and social development / Kalyani K. Mehta Where we are coming from, social and welfare interventions when Singapore was a British colony / Ann Wee Concepts in context, concepts are there to make learning easier / Ann WeePages: Try the new Google Books.

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No eBook available Social Work in the Singapore Context. Pearson Custom Pub., - Singapore - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. "This book was compiled by the Department of Social Work and Psychology at the National University of Singapore in an effort to inspire students to take up the challenge of a profession in social work.

This highly relevant publication is useful not only to students of social work but also to anyone who has an interest in social work-related fields.".

ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Social work and social development / Kalyani K.

Mehta --Where we are coming from, social and welfare interventions when Singapore was a British colony / Ann Wee --Concepts in context, concepts are there to make learning easier / Ann Wee --Contemporary welfare.

Buy Social Work in the Singapore Context (2nd Edition) by Kalyani K. Mehta and Ann Wee in Singapore,Singapore. Title: Social Work in the Singapore Context (2nd Edition) Author(s): Kalyani K. Mehta and Ann Wee Publisher: Pearson Condition: 7/10, partially highlighted Chat to Buy.

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The countries of East and Southeast Asia, taken as a whole, display a laboratory of social and political conditions, with individual countries presenting a variety of political, cultural and social characteristics.

Some with one-party state systems, others with stable liberal democracies and yet others with more fragile democratic systems. Part I of the reader is on social work and development. It considers the elements of social work as a profession and concepts in context.

Part II is given to a discussion of current welfare policy at the macro level-the various social security and financial aid schemes some of which are unique to Singapore.5/5(1). This is the preprint version of the work.

The definitive version was published in Social Work in the Singapore Context as: Ow, R. & Rothwell, D. Needs and issues of persons with disability. In K. Mehta & A. Wee (Eds.), Social Work in the Singapore Context (2 nd ed.; pp. Singapore. Quick Search in Books.

Enter words / phrases / DOI / ISBN / keywords / authors / etc. Search Societal Progress and Social Assistance: The Singapore Context. Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman (US$28,), and 14 times of Jordan’s (US$4,). Singapore’s economic growth since independence has indeed been phenomenal, despite several periods of.

Social Work in a Global Context: Issues and Challenges offers diverse perspectives on social work in a globalized context. Chapters span countries where social work has recently emerged and those with a long-established professional tradition, adding to the richness of the discussion.

Social work in international context. In Social welfare in global context (pp. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n8. (). Mental Health Care: The Singapore Context. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development: Vol.

8, People Development in Social Work, pp. Cited by: 3. PDF | Social work in Singapore | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Kalyani K. Mehta & Ann W ee, Social W ork in the Singapore Context, 2 nd Edition, Pearson, Shardlow, Steven M.

"Social Work in an International Context." In Social Work: A Companion to Learning, edited by Mark Lymbery and Karen Postle, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n9.

Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world. Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world.

However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to advance the causes of the vulnerable and marginalised with the aim of promoting social justice Cited by: 1. SoCial Work CaSE StuDiES – Inner Cover Pg. 1 Social Work Case Studies – Ethical Dimensions in the Singapore Context Printed by Office of the Director of Social Welfare Ministry of Social and Family Development For more ethical scenarios and commentaries, The first section of the Singapore Association of Social Workers’ Principles of.

Social work is concerned therefore with much more than just the enhancement of life for individuals and small groups in isolation: it is concerned also with enhancing their potential for contribution to the development and integration of the wider society to which they belong.

Introduction: Social work: An emerging global profession Part I: Defining and redefining social work in a global context 1. Social work in Australia: Similarities as difference 2. Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: Social policy, risk and professionalization 3.

Social work practice is very much about context and addressing social concerns and issues which are often at the nexus of the environment and the individual. What made social work a social science was its professional approach to the work of helping people.

Social work in context: a reader. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic. MLA Citation. Mehta, Kalyani. and Wee, Ann. Social work in context: a reader / edited by Kalyani K. Mehta & Ann Wee Marshall Cavendish Academic Singapore Australian/Harvard Citation. Mehta, Kalyani.JoAnn Meriwether Craig, aptly described the concept of face in the Singaporean context, in her book Culture Shock?

Singapore (, revised ed.) as a “measure of one’s internal quality, status, good name, and good character”. "Face" plays a particularly important role in many Asian cultures. Context, not evidence, is everything in social work This article is more than 4 years old The unique situation of every family means there are few neat outcomes in social : Ian Dore.