ISW Book Reviews

ISW Book Reviews publishes reviews of academic books in the fields of social work, social welfare and community development. Our aim is to share knowledge with our readers regarding books that have a strong comparative element, are about international social work, offer insights and evidence that is transferable between countries and raise issues of relevance to a wider readership.

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    Green Social Work


    Lena Dominelli, Green Social Work – From Environmental Crises to Environmental Justice.
    Cambridge: Polity, 2012, 207 pp., ISBN-13: 978-0-7456-5401-0
    Reviewed by: Christian Spatscheck, Hochschule Bremen, Germany

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    Professional Social Work in East Africa


    H. Spitzer, J.M. Twikirize, G.G. Wairire, Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality.
    Kampala, Uganda: Fountain Publishers, 2014. 398 pages, ISBN: 978-9970-25-367-8
    Reviewed by: Linda Kreitzer, University of Calgary, USA


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    U.S. Public Policy in an International Context


    Volker Krause and Zachery A. Smith, U.S. Public Policy in an International Context.
    New Jersey: Pearson, 2014, 258 pages, ISBN- 13: 978-0131849969
    Reviewed by: Don R. Kelly, University of Texas Arlington, USA

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