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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

Social Work in the Context of Political Conflict

This book focuses on the hitherto largely neglected issue of the impact of political conflict on social work. This issue has considerable conceptual, educational, emotive, and ethical implications, policy and practice ramifications which are identified and critically examined in this publication. The text includes twelve contributions from Australia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Israel, Kenya, Northern Ireland, Palestine, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom and the United States, and a chapter on memory work which draws on experience from a number of countries. It provides both global and localised perspectives of many of the central political conflicts of the 20th and the 21st...