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Title The handbook of social work and social development practice in Africa / edited by Mel Gray
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2016
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Contents Discourses shaping development, foreign aid, and poverty reduction policies in Africa : implications for social work / Mel Gray and Samuel Ben Ariong -- Has social work come of age? Revisiting authentisation 25 years on / Ibrahim Ragab -- Social work practice in Lesotho's Ministry of Social Development / Jotham Dhemba and Masealimo Marumo -- Social work practice within state social provision in Ghana / Rose Korang-Okrah, Alice Boateng, Augustina Naami, and Akosua Obuo Addo -- Social protection and social work practice in Zambia / Fred Moonga -- Social work practice with children in Botswana : issues, challenges, and future prospects / Pelonomi Letshwiti-Macheng and Rodreck Mupedziswa -- Social work practice in child and family welfare in Ghana / Anastasia Kpei Mawudoku and Kwabena Frimpong-Manso -- The role of social work in the protection of vulnerable children : lessons from Zimbabwe / Mildred Mushunje -- Decolonising childcare practice in rural Zimbabwe : embracing local cultures / Edmos Mtetwa and Munyaradzi Muchacha -- Social work practice with older people : perspectives from East Africa / Helmut Spitzer and Zena M. Mabeyo -- Social work engagement in the community-based care of older people in Namibia / Janetta Ananias, Leigh-Ann Black, and Herman Strydom -- Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) in Uganda : a role for social work? / Charlotte Persson -- The role of social workers in the social management of epilepsy in Africa / Jacob Mugumbate, Harmiena Riphagenn, and Rosemary Gathara -- Improving mental healthcare in Ghana : the role of social work practice / Mavis Dako-Gyeke and Humphrey Kofie -- Social work practice in Ethiopian civil society organisations for people living with HIV and AIDS / Wassie Kebede and Ashenafi Hagos -- Providing a lifeline for female survivors of human trafficking in Ghana / David Okech and Alexis Danikuu -- Social justice and the moral question : foregrounding the paradox of teenage motherhood and education in Uganda / Annah Kamusiime and Doris M. Kakuru -- Same-sex relationships among women in Botswana : developmental challenges for society and social work / Gloria Jacques -- Poverty alleviation, development, and social work practice in West Africa : a focus on Senegal / Jessica H. Jönsson -- Social protection and social work in Uganda / Paul Bukuluki, Ronard Mukuye, John-Bosco Mubiru, and Jane Namuddu -- Decolonising social work practice in Nigeria : from indigenisation to development / Ernest Osas Ugiagbe -- Violence against children in Malawi and social work / B. Ross, Karen Rotabi, and N. Maksud -- Vyama in Kenya : an Afrocentric strengths-based approach to community development / Gidraph G. Wairire and John Muiruri -- Community development in South Africa : collective action for social change / Lambert Engelbrecht and Mornay Pretorius -- Social work practice in Rwanda : the challenge of adapting Western models to fit local contexts / Charles Kalinganire, SòNia Gilkey, and Laura J. Haas -- Post-conflict humanitarian assistance in northern Uganda : the social work role / Victoria Flavia Namuggala and David Kinyumu Katende -- Social work practice with war-related humanitarian refugees through the refugee law project in Uganda / Peninah Kansiime and Sharlotte Tusasiirwe -- Strengthening Tanzania's social welfare workforce to provide ongoing support services to vulnerable children and families / Leah Omari, Nathan Linsk, and Sally Mason -- Social work practice in the NGO sector in Uganda and Kenya : opportunities and challenges / Janestic M. Twikirize -- Addressing gender inequality among girls and women : role of social work in the girl power programme in Zambia / Michelo Chilwalo, Joseph Mumba Zulu and Lazarus Mwale
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social problems -- Africa
Social service -- Africa -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Social conditions.
Social problems.
Social service.
Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Gray, Mel, 1951- editor
ISBN 1315557355 (electronic bk.)
1317029380 (electronic bk.)
9781315557359 (electronic bk.)
9781317029380 (electronic bk.)