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Balancing the global and the local: Some normative reflections on international social work
Stockholms universitet, Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan.
2010 (English)In: International Social Work, ISSN 0020-8728, E-ISSN 1461-7234, Vol. 53, no 5, p. 643-654Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The main point of departure for international social work consists of the UN declarations on equal rights and opportunities. Important issues are globalization, global standards, universal as opposed to local contexts and the need for comparative studies. The article argues against particularism in favour of universalism and critical modernity.

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2010. Vol. 53, no 5, p. 643-654
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critical modernity, global standards, UN conventions, universalism
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Social Sciences Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-28890DOI: 10.1177/0020872810371204ISI: 000281382100005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-28890DiVA, id: diva2:1273576
Available from: 2010-12-10 Created: 2018-12-21 Last updated: 2019-01-02Bibliographically approved

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