Balancing the global and the local: Some normative reflections on international social work
2010 (English)In: International Social Work, ISSN 0020-8728, E-ISSN 1461-7234, Vol. 53, no 5, 643-654 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 53, no 5, 643-654 p.
critical modernity, global standards, UN conventions, universalism
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-48964DOI: 10.1177/0020872810371204ISI: 000281382100005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-48964DiVA: diva2:376349
authorCount :12010-12-102010-12-102010-12-10Bibliographically approved