Social Work and Human Rights:The International Context

Linda Harms Smiths, Maria-Ines Martinez-Herrero, Paul Arnell, Janine Bolger, Alice Butler-Warke, Margaret Downie, Jack Nicholls, Denise Mac Dermott

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Abstract

This publication is a companion to ‘Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide’.
Both publications can be read separately or together. To maintain continuity between the two the numbering of ‘Social Work and Human Rights: The International Context’ starts where ‘SocialWork and Human Rights: A Practice Guide’ ends and thus this publication starts at Section 13.

Social work is an international profession and human rights in the UK are set in the context of international laws and treaties. Section 13 covers the development of human rights in an international context, Section 14 examines the contemporary global challenges of human rights while Section 15 concludes with emerging
thinking on human rights development and practice.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBritish Association of Social Workers
Commissioning bodyBritish Association of Social Workers
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2019

Keywords

  • Social work, Human Rights, social justice, theory

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    Harms Smiths, L., Martinez-Herrero, M-I., Arnell, P., Bolger, J., Butler-Warke, A., Downie, M., Nicholls, J., & Mac Dermott, D. (2019). Social Work and Human Rights:The International Context. British Association of Social Workers.