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Economics for Social Workers : Social Outcomes of Economic Globalization With Strategies for Community Action (00 Edition)

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In this timely and unique new book, Arline Prigoff teaches social work students and practitioners about the social consequences of economic development and trade policies, and what can be done to prevent further erosion of the quality of life in local communities as a result of economic globalization. It presents alternative strategies for community economic development and suggests vital roles for social work students and practitioners as facilitators and partners in projects and processes of community empowerment.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-355) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Preface. Section One: SOCIAL WORK PERSPECTIVES ON CURRENT CRISES AND ON ECONOMIC THEORY. 1. Current Economic and Social Crises of Concern to Social Workers. 2. Basic Economic Concepts for Social Workers. Section Two: ECONOMIC HISTORY: THE CONTEXT for FORMULATION OF ECONOMICS THEORIES. 3. Theory of Economic Competition in an Era of Business Growth. 4. Corporate Development and Expansion. 5. The Great Depression, Business Cycles, and the Theory of J. M. Keynes. 6. Economic Monetarism: A Focus on the Control of the Money Supply. 7. The Money Culture: Marketing the Image of Wealth. Section Three: HISTORICAL ESTABLISHMENT OF CORPORATE DOMINATION OVER A GLOBAL ECONOMY. 8. Economic Development History: Bretton Woods to the Present. 9. Global Trade Policy Sets the Framework for a New World Order. Section Four: EMERGENCE OF AN ALTERNATIVE PARADIGM: SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. 10. Movements for Economic Justice: The Role of Social Work. Section Five: COMMUNITY ACTION FOR SURVIVAL, RECOVERY, AND SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. 11. Community Economic Development: Models and Strategies. 12. Legal and Political Action for Economic Justice and a Livable World. Appendices: Appendix 1. Interviews with Global Grassroots Leaders and Indian Alliance (NAPM) Polices and Programs. Appendix 2. New Tools and Techniques for Community Economic Development--Cohousing and Mapping Community Assets. Appendix 3. People's Global Action Against "Free" Trade and the World Trade Organization. Appendix 4. Joint NGO Statement on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment. Appendix 5. Local community Coalition Building. References. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780830415359
Author:
Prigoff, Arline
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Prigoff, Arline (Arline Prigoff)
Location:
Australia ;
Subject:
Social service
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
International economic relations
Subject:
International trade
Subject:
International - Economics
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
Testing & Measurement
Subject:
Economic Policy
Subject:
Work
Copyright:
Series Volume:
GTR-383
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
8.96x6.36x.85 in. 1.12 lbs.

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