"Explains how global poverty began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today's financial crisis is a direct consequence of these unchallenged policies that have lasted centuries. Features expert insights from Nobel Prize winners, acclaimed authors, university professors, government ministers, and the leaders of social movements. Includes interviews, photo galleries, and more."
:"Social work practitioners, educators, and administrators discuss ethical social work practice. Case scenarios highlight the difficulties in judging between sound ethical practice and professional misconduct, as participants talk candidly about the ethical issues that can arise in day-to-day practice ..."
Historical photographs are used to tell the story of Hull-House, the settlement house in Chicago founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Starr. The contributions of Addams and other Hull-House women in the fields of social welfare, women's rights, labor relations, education and world peace are recounted.
"Knowledgeable veteran social workers share their insights and experiences in candid discussions about their life's work. They offer their thoughts on the responsibilities, challenges and rewards of being a social worker today"