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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Healy,Lyn; Maxwell,John A.; Pine,Barbara
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Sociology and Social Work
Article Title
Exchanges that work: Mutuality and sustainability in a Caribbean/U.S.A. academic partnership
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Social Development Issues
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Refereed
Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
21
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
14-21
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Abstract
International links between schools of social work can be invaluable to their participants. Uses a successful link between a social work programme in the Caribbean and one in the United States, as well as interorganizational theory, to identify and illustrate a range of factors that support and sustain international partnerships in social work. These factors include the existence of strong areas of mutual interest with clear connection to the institutional goals and priorities of the exchange partners; exchanges of resources that benefit both parties; respect for institutional and cultural differences; and opportunities for frequent contact and communication.....
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