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Social work and migration [electronic resource] : immigrant and refugee settlement and integration / Kathleen Valtonen.

By: Valtonen, Kathleen, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary social work studies: Publisher: Farnham, UK : Ashgate, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 218 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754671947 (Cloth); 0754671941 (Cloth); 9780754689539 (electronic bk.); 0754689530 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Emigration and immigration | Immigrants -- Services for | Refugees -- Services for | Acculturation | Social integration | Immigrants | Social work with immigrants | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social SecurityGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social work and migration.DDC classification: 362.8 22 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Perspectives on migration : 'here and now' implications for social work -- Social work approaches to practice with immigrants and refugees -- Immigrants and refugees in society : the field of action, relations, roles and status -- Frames for understanding settlement and integration processes -- The politics of inclusion and exclusion -- Practice modes for settlement social work -- Practice with family systems -- The second generation -- Developing and implementing social policy and social/settlement services -- Settlement practice and ethical principles.
Summary: Social work increasingly finds itself at the frontline of issues pertaining to immigrant and refugee settlement and integration. The book fills a gap in the social work literature by providing scholars, practitioners and students with a critical knowledge base that will strengthen their ability to engage with issues of immigration and integration and to open up options for effective practice with growing numbers of immigrant and refugee clients.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Perspectives on migration : 'here and now' implications for social work -- Social work approaches to practice with immigrants and refugees -- Immigrants and refugees in society : the field of action, relations, roles and status -- Frames for understanding settlement and integration processes -- The politics of inclusion and exclusion -- Practice modes for settlement social work -- Practice with family systems -- The second generation -- Developing and implementing social policy and social/settlement services -- Settlement practice and ethical principles.

Social work increasingly finds itself at the frontline of issues pertaining to immigrant and refugee settlement and integration. The book fills a gap in the social work literature by providing scholars, practitioners and students with a critical knowledge base that will strengthen their ability to engage with issues of immigration and integration and to open up options for effective practice with growing numbers of immigrant and refugee clients.

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