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Rights-based community practice and academic activism in a turbulent world : putting theory into practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan / Jim Torczyner.

Author/Creator:
Torczyner, James L. author.
Publication:
Milton, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Series:
Routledge advances in social work
Routledge advances in social work
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Subjects:
Social work education -- Israel.
Social workers -- Training of -- Israel.
Social work education -- West Bank.
Social workers -- Training of -- West Bank.
Social work education -- Gaza Strip.
Social workers -- Training of -- Gaza Strip.
Social work education -- Jordan.
Social workers -- Training of -- Jordan.
Biography/History:
Jim Torczyner is Professor of Social Work and founder of the McGill Middle East Program in civil society and peace building (renamed ICAN McGill), which is the subject of this book. Jim joined the faculty at McGill University in 1973 after obtaining his MSW and DSW degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Torczyner has been directly involved in social work, human rights education, and the development of social movements for well over a half-century.
Contents:
The evolution of an academic activist
Dancing between the raindrops: the politics of totally locally owned crossing boundaries
It's about relationships: the launching of the McGill Middle East program in civil society and peace building
You don't have to love your neighbor-just accept that you have one: a regional program with Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian partners takes form
Moving toward the people
Empowering the marginalized in times of violent conflict
Advancing peace
Furthering the vision in practice
Survival and transformation in the wilderness.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 11, 2021).
Contributor:
Taylor & Francis eBooks
Other format:
Print version: Torczyner, James L.. Rights-based community practice and academic activism in a turbulent world
ISBN:
9780429295508
0429295502
9781000318524
1000318524
9781000318500
1000318508
9781000318487
1000318486
9780367254643
Publisher Number:
40030354623
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Restricted for use by site license.