9780470429877

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470429877

  • ISBN10:

    0470429879

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2009-03-01
  • 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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Birth Of A Movement.
Paths to Social Justice
The Dance of Hope
Children Disappearing
Stories of Despair and Resilience
Stories Of Impact.
Road Trip
Being Lost
Student Transformations
Making Universal Connections
Lessons and Major Themes
Taking Action.
Relationship Skills for Promoting Constructive Action
Travel That Can Change Your Life
International Jetsetters
Local Community Activists
Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
Going Small
References and Resources.
About the authors.
About the DVD.
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