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Journal Article
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Maxwell, John A.; Williams, Lincoln O.; Ring, Karen; Cambridge, Innette
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Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Article Title
Caribbean social work education
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Caribbean journal of social work
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2003
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2
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11-35
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Abstract
Describes the historical evolution of social work education within the University of the West Indies(UWI), and makes reference to the programmes developed at the University of Guyana, the College of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and the University of Belize. Also describes the current structure of the UWI programme as well as the internal institutional factors that influence the delivery of social work courses. Asserts that the programme was not only shaped by the internal dynamics of UWI but also by historical, political, social and economic forces operating within the region. Concludes that from the days of emancipation the overarching social mission throughout the Caribbean has been the construction of new societies.....
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