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Internationalisering och socialt arbete, 15 hp

Engelskt namn: Internationalisation and Social Work

Denna kursplan gäller: 2020-06-01 och tillsvidare

Kurskod: 2SA087

Högskolepoäng: 15

Utbildningsnivå: Avancerad nivå

Huvudområden och successiv fördjupning: Socialt arbete: Avancerad nivå, har endast kurs/er på grundnivå som förkunskapskrav

Betygsskala: För denna kurs ges betygen VG Väl godkänd, G Godkänd, U Underkänd

Ansvarig institution: Institutionen för socialt arbete

Beslutad av: Prefekt vid Socialt Arbete, 2012-12-06

Reviderad av: Prefekten, 2020-06-10


A minimum of 90 ECTS within one of the following: Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Peace and conflict studies, Gender Studies, Economic and social geography, Political science, Law/legal Science
or in other courses that are considered equal to thus above, including a minimum of 15 ECTS bachelor thesis. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5.


Giltig från: 2020 vecka 23


This course requires that students read a broad variety of texts from textbooks to reports and articles to online material. We will use material from at least some of the following texts - available in the bookshop on campus and also in the library:

During the course the students will choose additional readings

Ahmadi N
Globalisation of consciousness and new challenges for international social work. International Journal of Social welfare, 2003:12, pp. 14-23.
International Journal of Social welfare : 2003 :

Alphonse, M., George, P. & Moffat, K.
Redefining social work standards in the context of globalisation. International Social Work, 51(2), pp. 145-158.
International Social Work : 2008 :

Duffy Simon
The Citizenship Theory of social justice: Exploring the meaning of personalisation for social workers
Journal of Social Work Practice 2010;24(3):253-67 : 2010 :

Handbook of international social work : human rights, development, and the global profession
Healy Lynne M., Link Rosemary J.
New York : Oxford University Press : cop. 2012 : 534 s. :
ISBN: 0-19-533361-6 (inb.)
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Haug E
Critical reflections on the emerging discourse of international social work. International Social Work, 48(2), pp. 126-135.
International Social Work : 2005 :

International Social Work: A retrospective in the 50th year. International Social Work, 50(5), pp. 581-596.
Healy L.M, Thomas R.L
International Social Work : 2007 :

Healy L.M
Universalism and cultural relativism in social work ethics. International Social Work, 50(1), pp. 11-26.
International Social Work : 2007 :

Knei-Paz C
The Central Role of the Therapeutic Bond in a Social Agency Setting: Clients’ and Social Workers’ Perceptions. Journal of Social Work, 9(2), pp. 178-198.
Journal of Social Work : 2009 :

Lorenz Walter
Perspectives on European social work : from the birth of the nation state to the impact of globalisation
Opladen : Budrich : 2006 : 199 s. :
ISBN: 3-86649-008-9
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Lorenz Walter
Social work in a changing Europe
London : Routledge : 1994 : 206 s. :
ISBN: 0-415-07807-5 (inb.) ; £35.00 (non-net) : CIP entry (Nov.)
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Mohan B
Rethinking international social work. International Social Work, 51 (1), pp. 11-24
International Social Work : 2008 :

Dilemmas in international and corss-cultural social work education. International Social Work, 43 (1), pp. 49-60
Nagy G, Falk D.S
International Social Work : 2000 :

Pain M
The Origins of Social Work
Palgrave Macmillan : 2005 :

Lyons Karen.
The SAGE handbook of international social work
London : SAGE : 2012. : 540 s. :
ISBN: 0-85702-333-0 ¹95.00
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A Comparataive Welfare Regime Approach to Global Social Policy
Wood Geof, Gough Ian
World Development : 2006 :
Läsanvisning: World Development 34(9): 1691-712 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-07306-0_18


The borders of punishment : migration, citizenship, and social exclusion
Aas Katja Franko, Bosworth Mary
Oxford : Oxford University Press : 2013. : 1 online resource :
Table of Contents / Abstracts
ISBN: 9780191748752 (ebook)
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Stretmo Live
Governing the unaccompanied child : media, policy and practice
Gothenburg : Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg : 2014 : 330 s. :

Standing Guy
The precariat : the new dangerous class
London : Bloomsbury Academic : 2011 : 198 s. :
ISBN: 9781849663519 (hft.)
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Arbeit, Migration und Soziale Arbeit
Geisen Thomas, Ottersbach Markus
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden : 2015 :
Läsanvisning: Wikström, Eva (2015): The Swedish Welfare-State's unnoticed helpers-Local support to Asian Seasonal Migrant Berry-pickers in distress, Arbeit, Migration und Soziale Arbeit / [ed] T. Geisen, M. Ottersbach, Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden, 2015, 395-413.