Beginning July 3, 2018, the library is open five more hours per week! New hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Following our software upgrade, some users may find they have difficulty accessing or using their account. If you are having trouble, please phone our library and we can renew and place holds over the phone - 604-892-3110
In this singular collection, indigenous experts describe the social welfare systems of fifteen East Asian and Pacific Island nations and locales. Vastly understudied, these lands offer key insight into the successes and failures of western and native approaches to social work, suggesting new directions for practice and research in both local and global contexts.Combining personal and professional knowledge, contributors illuminate the role of history and culture in shaping the social welfare systems of Cambodia, China, Hong Kong (SAR, China), Indonesia, Malaysia, the Micr.