International Social Work, Vol. 46, 2005, p. 371 - 379
Introducing a special issue on social work in China, this editorial highlights challenges and opportunities, providing context with a look at contemporary change and 20 years of social work development in China, and a review of social work evolution in Asia. It covers:
Y.C. Chan & G.L.T. Lam
International Social Work, Vol. 46, 2005, p. 419 - 428
The Unit has served battered spouses in addition to children since 2000. Article scrutinises the new initiative and its rationale for issues of concern. While the new initiative provides for multidisciplinary cooperation through case worker coordination, and avoids constant referrals and the need for victims to repeatedly recount traumatic events, the study argues that the merger owes little to any scholarship and theory establishing links between battered children and women, and that wife abuse cases will be marginalised.