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Title: The immigration of social workers: From Zimbabwe to England
Authors: Willett, L
Hakak, Y
Keywords: Culture;England;immigration;integration;risk;Zimbabwe
Issue Date: 10-Nov-2020
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Citation: International Social Work, pp. 002087282096220 - 002087282096220
Abstract: Despite the growing number of international social workers who have trained in one country and moved to practice in another, relatively little research explored the personal journeys of this group. Fewer still are the studies sensitive to the impact of culture on these journeys and the cultural adaptation migrating social workers go through. Using mixed methods, this research explores these aspects of the migration of social workers from Zimbabwe to England. Participants highlighted cultural differences in relation to the place of the individual compared to the community and in relation to risk, corporal punishment and domestic violence.
ISSN: 0020-8728
Appears in Collections:Dept of Clinical Sciences Research Papers

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