Women in social work who have changed the world

  • 220 Pages
  • 4.69 MB
  • English
Lyceum Books , Chicago, Ill
Statementedited by Alice Lieberman
LC ClassificationsHV541 .W66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 220 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24533796M
ISBN 101933478292
ISBN 139781933478296
LC Control Number2009031204

"Social work," writes Alice Lieberman, "is the only profession for whom social justice is a core value." The fifteen extraordinary women profiled in this book have lived this core value to the furthest extent.

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Each of these women has used the teachings of the social work profession to enact profound social change in communities around the by: 3. Margaret Fuller (–) An American women’s rights advocate. Her book Women in the Nineteenth Century () was influential in changing perceptions about men and women, and was one of the most important early feminist works.

She argued for equality and women being more self-dependent and less dependent on men. Women in Social Work Who Have Changed the World is an absorbing, inspirational must-read for all social workers who have ever felt overwhelmed by the task of improving the lives of their clients, or for anyone who has ever doubted that one person can make an impact.

--Book Jacket. Women in Social Work Who Have Changed the World Edited by Alice A. Lieberman. Demonstrates the breadth of skills that contemporary social work develops; Highlights unconventional forms of social work practice in a variety of cultural settings; Illustrates the barriers to community change and realities of social work practice around the world.

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Founded inthe National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more thanmembers. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

Times have changed, especially with regard to society's views about women. If you look at the list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business published by Fortune Magazine, women run some of the largest companies in the United States. These companies include IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Pepsi Cola.

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"Changing the world is a both a goal and reality for me in that over the past 20 years I have worked to change the world of the individual through the science of social work. Moreover, those systems that impact our client populations need addressing as well. Meet the girls and young women focused on solving some of the world's most critical issues.

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