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International series

The Venture Press International Series is jointly sponsored by the International Association of Schools of Social Work and the British Association of Social Workers

Series Editors: Brian Littlechild, Karen Lyons and Henry Parada

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Social Work as a Profession: A Comparative Cross-national Perspective

This volume is a pioneering study, offering a systematic global comparison of the professional features of social work. Intended for students, researchers, teachers and social work practitioners with an interest in the professional characteristics of social work and the sociology of the professions, it provides a broadly-based examination of trends in social work in diverse social and political contexts. The book takes a cross-national comparative perspective and includes in-depth analyses of the social work profession by national experts in ten countries with very different histories and practice settings: Chile, Germany, Hungary, India, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and...