Perspectives on coping and resilience

Venkat Pulla (Editor), Andrew Shatte (Editor), Shane Warren (Editor)

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Abstract

n an era of economic rationalism and individualist political ideology, resilience has become the catchcry for the contemporary social work. The advanced capitalist system has brought seemingly endless challenges, a faster pace of life, displacement from familial structure and a globalised world where cultural boundaries have been transformed. In this globalised world the onus is on the individual to survive and to succeed. Coping and resilience have become the seminal concepts for social work in the quest for continuing work with people, groups and communities within a system that promotes personal responsibility and a reduced welfare state. Perspectives on Coping and Resilience is an inspirational text for social work as we endeavour to adapt to the challenges that contemporary life provides.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew Delhi
PublisherAuthors Press
Number of pages506
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9788172737153
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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