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Author International Conference on Social Welfare (27th :d1996 : Hong Kong, China)

Title Social development and societies in transition / edited by Stewart MacPherson, Hoi-kwok Wong
Published Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  307.14 Mac/Sda  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword / Y. F. Hui -- Overview / David Cox -- 1. International community - fading dream or rational imperative? The challenge of the millennium ahead / Lord Frank Judd -- 2. An enabling environment: international priorities for social development / Julian Disney -- 3. Social development as an organizing concept for social progress / Stewart MacPherson -- 4. Women in the era of globalization and fragmentation / Noeleen Heyzer -- 5. Promoting equal opportunities for women and the disabled in Hong Kong / Fanny Cheung -- 6. An exploration of emerging global trends in social security / John Dixon -- 7. Hunger in the first world: food security and the politics of welfare / Graham Riches -- 8. The role of public administration in promoting socio-economic development / Corazon Alma G. de Leon -- 9. Role of non governmental organizations in social development: opportunities and challenges / Sharatchandra Damodar Gokhale
10. Social development trends in Asia, 1970-1994: the challenges of a new century / Richard J. Estes -- 11. Education for socio-economic upliftment of women and girls: Dhaka Ahsania Mission's experience / Kazi Rafiqul Alam -- 12. New vistas: developmental social welfare in conflict prevention / Vera Mehta -- 13. Poverty alleviation and the role of NGOs / Gordon Knowles -- 14. Technology transfer and integrated social development: international issues and possibilities for social work / James O. Billups and Maria C. Julia -- 15. New democracy: boundaries and resources for development / Dagmar Kutsar, Avo Trumm and Urmas Oja -- 16. Human rights or the right to be human / Asha Gupta
Notes "... collection of selected papers delivered at the 27th ICSW (International Council on Social Welfare) International Conference, held in Hong Kong in 1996."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Community development -- Developing countries.
Economic development -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
Human rights -- Congresses.
Public administration -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Social change -- Congresses.
Social change -- Developing countries.
Social problems -- Congresses.
Social service -- Congresses.
Sustainable development -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Social conditions.
Author MacPherson, Stewart.
Wong, Hoi-kwok.
International Council on Social Welfare.
ICSW International Conference (27th : 1996 : Hong Kong)
LC no. 97077893
ISBN 1840141360