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
"... collection of selected papers delivered at the 27th ICSW (International Council on Social Welfare) International Conference, held in Hong Kong in 1996."