The Islamic perspective in social work education

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Authors: Ashencaen Crabtree, S. and Baba, I.

Journal: Social Work Education

Volume: 20

Pages: 469-481

ISSN: 0261-5479

DOI: 10.1080/02615470120057479

In the field of further education, social work is beginning to be accepted as an academic and vocational discipline in many countries across the world. Indigenous practice has greatly contributed to a plurality of perspectives adding to diversity of social work knowledge and adding new facets to traditional social work values and interventions. The authors predict that the current dearth of academic material on Islamic perspectives in social work will be more fully addressed in the near future. In the meantime, a personal viewpoint of the dilemmas and ambiguity in social work education in the Islamic context of Malaysia is offered.

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