Faculty Publications

Title

Social and economic justice, human rights and peace: The challenge for social work in Canada and the USA

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Canadian social work, Economic justice, Global market, Human rights, Social justice

Journal/Book/Conference Title

International Social Work

Volume

50

Issue

6

First Page

727

Last Page

739

Abstract

Social work in Canada and the USA shares a common heritage in the commitment to advancing social and economic justice. Today the capitalist global market and increasing militarization affect social work in both nations. This paper discusses these challenges and presents a vision for social work as a human rights profession.

Original Publication Date

11-1-2007

DOI of published version

10.1177/0020872807081899

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