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Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne


This book explores the aims and priorities of trends to internationalize social work education, in the context of wider processes of economic and cultural globalization. Its analysis draws on interviews with leading social work educators who have been recipients of the Katherine Kendall Award of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, for their contribution to international social work education. Three phases of internationalization are identified: a foundation phase before World War II, an establishment phase until the millennium and a subsequent shift towards international a ... More

Keywords: Katherine Kendall Award, International Association of Schools of Social Work, internationalization, social work education, social justice, political conflict, social development, family planning, community

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781447328704
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gurid Aga Askeland, author
Diakonhjemmet University College

Malcolm Payne, author
Manchester Metropolitan University