Titel: Understanding Human Rights
Autor/en: Elisabeth Reichert
An Exercise Book.
SAGE Publications Inc
Juli 2006 - kartoniert - 288 Seiten
Human rights in the social work environment are either theortetical or general concepts that require application to the specifics of practical settings.
Understanding Human Rights is written with these practitioners in mind, avoiding lengthy, academic discussions, it provides exercises that easily translate human rights concepts into everyday practice.
Why Human Rights and Social Work?
Human Rights and Law
Purpose of This Book
Outline of Book
Teaching Human Rights and Social Work
Ch. 1: What Are Human Rights?
Definition of Human Rights
Three Sets of Human Rights
Human Rights Terms
Enforcement of Human Rights
Ch. 2: Beginnings of Human Rights
Evolution of the Human Rights Framework
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Social Workers and Development of Human Rights
Ch. 3: Building the Foundation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Summary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Taking the Human Rights Temperature of Your Community
Ch. 4: Beyond the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Ch. 5: Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups
What is a Vulnerable Group?
Women as a Vulnerable Group
Children as a Vulnerable Group
Victims of Racism as a Vulnerable Group
Persons With Disabilities as a Vulnerable Group
Persons With HIV-AIDS as a Vulnerable Group
Older Persons as a Vulnerable Group
Gays and Lesbians as a Vulnerable Group
Ch. 6: Cultural Relativism
Guidelines for Analyzing Cultural Relativism
Cultural Relativism - This Era's Facism?
Ch. 7: Human Rights and Ethics
NASW Code of Ethics
IFSW and Ethics
Human Rights and Ethics
Ch. 8: Social Work Practice and Human Rights
Preliminary Foundation for Applying Human Rights
Ch. 9: The International Side of Human Rights and Social Work
International Human Rights Issues
Elisabeth Reichert, LCSW, Ph.D. received her degree in social work from the University of Tennessee in 1985 with the aid of a Fulbright Scholarship. She also holds an equivalent degree in Germany. After receiving her social work degree, she practiced clinical social work until 1994, when she began teaching social work policy and practice. she is professor at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has previously published a book on Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice.
"In Understanding Human Rights: An Exercise Book, Elisabeth Reichert has written a basic introduction to human rights specifically for social workers and faculty who teach in this field. The book is clearly written and has a very practical orientation towards the subject of human rights that will engage many readers."