Conclusions: Towards a green society and mainstreaming green social work in social work education and practice

Lena Dominelli, Bala Raju Nikku, Hok Bun Ku

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Green social work has transformative potential. It can encourage community residents to change their behaviour and develop more resilient and sustainable pathways to sustainability. Working together with those inhabiting communities assists in the transformation of social work theory, education and practice. In this chapter we consider how green social work can be mainstreamed so that all social work students and practitioners can become aware of environmental issues and environmental justice and incorporate it into their daily work. Such action can contribute to the development of a green society.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Green Social Work
PublisherTaylor and Francis - Balkema
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781351727471
ISBN (Print)9781138740792
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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