By Malcolm Payne and Gurid Aga Askeland
Globalization demanding situations social paintings with consistent social swap, creating a social workers activity and the duty of social paintings schooling extra complicated and unsure. Post-modern pondering means that social employees needs to learn how to focus on complexity in ways in which are in rigidity with the more and more managerialist association of the social providers. The authors' discover and query the suggestions of 'postmodern', 'international' and 'global' in gentle of transforming into curiosity in overseas social paintings within the early twenty first century. Emphasizing the significance of serious mirrored image, they argue that academic colonization might be challenged and powerful anti-discriminatory and pro-equality perform and schooling promoted.Each bankruptcy offers direct examples of the way scholars and lecturers can observe those principles in perform and of their studying, and the way they could reply to and impact the demanding situations and alterations which are occurring. The authors' additionally learn academic and perform concerns bobbing up from makes an attempt to include foreign knowing into nationwide perform and schooling structures. The ebook is designed to be stimulating to teachers attracted to overseas social paintings whereas final available to practitioners and scholars with out foreign adventure
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This distinction is widely referred to in professional literature (Lauvås and Handal, 2000; Taylor, 2000; Karvinen, 2001; Askeland, 2006). Reflection on the technical or instrumental aspects of practice might contribute to quality insurance by particularly focusing on procedures, decision-making and problem-solving. Critical thinking, as a cognitive process, and technical reflection seem to cover the same thing. Reflection on practical or communicative aspects may result in deeper understanding of human interaction, while the emancipatory knowledge will appear through reflection on what is taken for granted and the oppressive powers in people’s lives, organizations and society.
For social work, the most important feature of the ‘management’ focus of disempowered government is the need to be able to manage social issues that appear to be out of control. Concern about drug misuse and consequential crime and cultural changes is a good example, because the complexity of the issue and its interaction with global trends and problems makes it hard for governments to manage either alone or collectively. Thus, the Afghanistan government is powerless to prevent growing and refining illegal drugs, and Western governments are unable to prevent their importation and distribution.
The study and analysis of understanding and knowledge is called epistemology. Many important questions turn on ‘representation’, how we write about what we understand and believe. The world is so complex, that we cannot describe it completely. Therefore, we select and organize data according to our focus, so knowledge is a representation of aspects of the world that are important for our present focus; they are never complete or absolute. To use knowledge, we have to appreciate how it connects with the reality that it only partially represents.
Globalization and International Social Work by Malcolm Payne and Gurid Aga Askeland