9780470227503

Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own Paths to Social Justice and Global Human Rights

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470227503

  • ISBN10:

    0470227508

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-27
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

By supporting others and promoting change, helping professionals also enjoy the benefit of personal growth. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own is filled with narratives from individuals from social work, psychology, counseling, and allied health fields. Inspiring and stirring, this book vividly illustrates how to promote social justice and foster global human rights. Its accompanying DVD features stories from a social justice mission to Nepal reaching out to neglected children. Students and professionals will find this book a profound reminder of how targeted social justice efforts have resulted in transformative experiences.

Author Biography

Jeffrey A. Kottler is author of On Being a Therapist, and The Mummy at the Dining Room Table (both from Wiley), among many other books. He is Professor and Chair of the Counseling Department at California State University, Fullerton. He also established the Madhav Ghimire Foundation, which is devoted to helping the most neglected children of Nepal.

Mike Marriner is the cofounder of Roadtrip Nation and coauthor of Roadtrip Nation: A Guide to Discovering Your Path in Life. He has also coproduced the annual Roadtrip Nation television series that airs nationally on PBS, and has been featured on NBC's Today show, CNN, CBS News, BBC World News, and NPR.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Birth of a Movement
Paths to Social Justicep. 3
The Dance of Hopep. 15
Children Disappearingp. 31
Stories of Despair and Resiliencep. 49
Stories of Impact
Road Tripp. 61
Being Lostp. 81
Student Transformationsp. 99
Making Universal Connectionsp. 117
Lessons and Major Themesp. 125
Taking Action
Relationship Skills for Promoting Constructive Actionp. 141
Travel That Can Change Your Lifep. 153
International Jetsettersp. 175
Local Community Activistsp. 193
Thinking Globally, Acting Locallyp. 203
Going Smallp. 215
References and Resourcesp. 235
About the Authorsp. 241
About the DVDp. 243
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