Transnational Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges of a Global Profession (Hardcover)

Transnational Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges of a Global Profession By Allen Bartley (Editor), Liz Beddoe (Editor) Cover Image
By Allen Bartley (Editor), Liz Beddoe (Editor)
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This book provides an international comparison of labor markets, migrant professionals, immigration policies, and their interaction in relation to social work. Case studies based on the latest research from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia allow readers to make critical comparisons and gain an understanding of the global nature of the social work profession. Detailed analysis covers the opportunities and challenges presented by labor market mobility, the implications for social justice, and the experiences and perceptions of transnational social workers. 

About the Author

Allen Bartley is head of the School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Liz Beddoe is an associate professor on the faculty of education and social work at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. 

Praise For…

“Chapters draw on the latest research into the experiences of transnational social workers, employers and the policy contexts that impact on transnational labour market mobility. I particularly enjoyed the chapter on new public management. . . . An interesting and informative read and one I certainly recommend.”
— Professional Social Work Magazine

"Breaks new ground and deserves to be widely read. . .  It will appeal to practitioners and social work educators alike"
— Critical and Radical Social Work
Product Details
ISBN: 9781447333364
ISBN-10: 1447333365
Publisher: Policy Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English