Problematising international placements as a site of intercultural learning

This source preferred by Jonathan Parker, Sara Ashencaen Crabtree and Clare Cutler

Authors: Parker, J. and Ashencaen Crabtree, S.

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Start date: 22 March 2012

Pages: 98-99

Publisher: University of Applied Sciences and Arts, NorthWest Switzerland

Place of Publication: Basel

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Authors: Parker, J., Ashencaen Crabtree, S., Azman, A., Carlo, D.P. and Cutler, C.

Journal: European Journal of Social Work

eISSN: 1468-2664

ISSN: 1369-1457

DOI: 10.1080/13691457.2014.925849

This paper theorises some of the learning outcomes of a three-year project concerning student learning in international social work placements in Malaysia. The problematic issue of promoting cultural and intercultural competence through such placements is examined, where overlapping hegemonies are discussed in terms of isomorphism of social work models, that of the nation state, together with those relating to professional values and knowledge, and the tyrannies of received ideas. A critical discussion of cultural competence as the rationale for international placements is discussed in terms of the development of the graduating social worker as a self-reflexive practitioner. The development of sustainable international partnerships able to support student placement and the issue of non-symmetrical reciprocation, typical of wide socio-economic differentials across global regions, is additionally discussed. © 2014 © 2014 Taylor & Francis.

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Authors: Parker, J., Crabtree, S.A., Azman, A., Carlo, D.P. and Cutler, C.

Journal: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK

Volume: 18

Issue: 3

Pages: 383-396

eISSN: 1468-2664

ISSN: 1369-1457

DOI: 10.1080/13691457.2014.925849

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