cfp (bis 15.1.’17): Social Justice: A Normative Foundation for Social Work?

Social justice is often proposed as an important value of social work. For the International Federation of Social Work social justice is, alongside human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversity,  a core ethical principle of social work. Therefore, social workers „have a responsibility to promote social justice, in relation to society generally, and in relation to the people with whom they work.“ However, although social justice is proclaimed as such a core value, social workers have found it a slippery concept to define. […] June 6-9, 2017, in Olten, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, School of Social Work,

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