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This article addresses the intersections of state, family and child in the spheres of child-care, juvenile delinquency and criminal justice. It also looks at the state's responsibility and increasing participation in ensuring the proper moral welfare of the child, and highlights the role of...
Victimisation prevention seems to dominate the crime preventing strategies in Hong Kong. These strategies can enhance the social functioning of an individual. A new community care model, which focuses on promoting the relationship of adults and teenagers and emphasises delabelling, is suggested.
Group work is a useful approach for working with the “youth-at-risk”. Common characteristics of unattached youth groups are identified in this article. Also, several principles of working with this clientele in groups are suggested.
In this article, the problems faced by elderly women in developing Asian societies, as well as the cultural factors influencing the community's support of the elderly, are addressed. The author discusses the family's role as major caregiver and compares the policies implemented by different...
The author examines the benefits and limitations of public participation in enhancing social welfare by illustrating the achievements and problems faced by the Cooperative Movement. He discusses the social, economic, educational and political benefits in utilising the combined effort of the...
The global village within which social workers find themselves is increasingly more culturally diverse. Social workers implementing the value of self-determination have difficulty understanding how to fit power and culture within the value of empowerment. This article develops a Trifurcated...
This report attempts to answer some of the questions relating to the development of social work education in China. These questions are: “How are social workers with Chinese characteristics trained?”, “What are the prospects for the emergence of professional social work in China?”, and “To what...
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