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Governance, development, and social work / edited by Chathapuram S. Ramanathan and Subhabrata Dutta.

Contributor(s): Ramanathan, Chathapuram S | Dutta, Subhabrata, 1973-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge studies in development and society ; 36.Publisher: Jaipur : Rawat Publications, 2014Description: xx, 280 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788131606353 (hbk).Other title: Government development and social work.Subject(s): Social planning | Social policy | Economic development | Social service | Human servicesDDC classification: 361.3 GOV
Contents:
List of figures List of tables Foreword Preface Governance, development, and social work : introduction /​ Subhabrata Dutta and Chathapuram S. Ramanathan Civil society and governance : between involvement and autonomy? /​ Piotr Sałustowicz, Subhabrata Dutta and Chatapuram S. Ramanathan People's movement for accountable electoral politics and empowerment of tribals /​ Bipin Jojo Citizen-centered administration for child welfare /​ Jessica Toft and Anthony A. Bibus Self-help groups towards citizen-centric polices and services : a study of a district in West Bengal /​ Dipankar Mandal Governance and development /​ M.R. Sivaraman Social security on health care : a reflection from the UK and US /​ Sudeepa Sivaramakrishan and Chathapuram S. Ramanathan Governance and disaster management : the governmental and community response to Hurricane Katrina and the Victorian bushfires /​ Howard Karger, John Owen and Shashi van de Graaf Disasters and disaster aid : conceptual paradigm and implications for social work intervention, with special reference to the Indian scenario /​ Debotosh Sinha Organizing for environmental justice : from bridges to taro patches /​ Amy Krings, Michael S. Spencer and Kelcie Jimenez Technology and its role in good governance /​ Dhrubodhi Mukherjee and Goutham Menon ICT and knowledge economy : an Indian contour of polarities /​ K.V. Nagraj Capitalism, worker rights, community well-being, and corporate responsibility /​ Keith McClellan and Chathapuram S. Ramanathan Partnership in good governance : role of government and the HSDS /​ Sunanda Koushik and Subhashree Sanyal Visions for the future /​ Chathapuram S. Ramanathan and Subhabrata Dutta Contributors.
Summary: This book explores how many issues related to development and governance - including migration, disaster management, environmental justice, peace and security, sustainability, public-private partnerships, and terrorism - impact the practice of social work. It takes a global, comparative approach, reflecting the global context in which social workers now operate. -- Publisher website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

List of figures
List of tables
Foreword
Preface
Governance, development, and social work : introduction /​ Subhabrata Dutta and Chathapuram S. Ramanathan
Civil society and governance : between involvement and autonomy? /​ Piotr Sałustowicz, Subhabrata Dutta and Chatapuram S. Ramanathan
People's movement for accountable electoral politics and empowerment of tribals /​ Bipin Jojo
Citizen-centered administration for child welfare /​ Jessica Toft and Anthony A. Bibus
Self-help groups
towards citizen-centric polices and services : a study of a district in West Bengal /​ Dipankar Mandal
Governance and development /​ M.R. Sivaraman
Social security on health care : a reflection from the UK and US /​ Sudeepa Sivaramakrishan and Chathapuram S. Ramanathan
Governance and disaster management : the governmental and community response to Hurricane Katrina and the Victorian bushfires /​ Howard Karger, John Owen and Shashi van de Graaf
Disasters and disaster aid : conceptual paradigm and implications for social work intervention, with special reference to the Indian scenario /​ Debotosh Sinha
Organizing for environmental justice : from bridges to taro patches /​ Amy Krings, Michael S. Spencer and Kelcie Jimenez
Technology and its role in good governance /​ Dhrubodhi Mukherjee and Goutham Menon
ICT and knowledge economy : an Indian contour of polarities /​ K.V. Nagraj
Capitalism, worker rights, community well-being, and corporate responsibility /​ Keith McClellan and Chathapuram S. Ramanathan
Partnership in good governance : role of government and the HSDS /​ Sunanda Koushik and Subhashree Sanyal
Visions for the future /​ Chathapuram S. Ramanathan and Subhabrata Dutta
Contributors.

This book explores how many issues related to development and governance - including migration, disaster management, environmental justice, peace and security, sustainability, public-private partnerships, and terrorism - impact the practice of social work. It takes a global, comparative approach, reflecting the global context in which social workers now operate. -- Publisher website.

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