First published in 1997, Living in the Global Society reflects on the fundamental concept of global economy as the driving force for development, and examines how ethical values can direct this towards the welfare of humankind in a future where peace will reign.
The contributions stem from an international conference held in Rome on ‘Economic Growth, for What Kind of Future?’. The book examines four main themes: development and underdevelopment; globalization in the fields of economics, finance, trade, migration and culture; the shape of the world to come through management of resources and goods; and finally the challenge of globalization moving from fragmentation towards social growth based on cooperation and integration. It is suggested that only a civil society that is also developed at an international level can provide the basis for a true global democracy and true peace. This book asks, how far are we along the path towards its creation?
Part 1. Therapeutic Themes. 1. Containing Care. Judith Woodhead. 2. Making Sense of Symbolic Communication. Christine Bradley. 3. Whose Feelings am I Feeling? Using the Concept of Projective Identification. Robin Shohet. 4. Exploring the Language: a Practice-Based Glossary. Andrew Collie. 5. Support and Supervision. David Challender. 6. Understanding the Research. Michael Little. Part 2. Direct Work. 7. Assessing the Emotional Needs of Children and Young People: Using a Need Assessment Programme. Christine Bradley and Andrew Hardwick. 8. Using a Therapeutic Model of Thought and Practice. Anna Maher. 9. Healing Play. Linnet McMahon. 10. Adolescence: a Time of Transitions. Kevin Healy. 11. The Difficulties of Working with Violence in Young People. Andrew Collie. 12. Working with Sexually Abused Children in the Context of the Family. Annie Bousfield. 13. Throughcare: Supporting Young People as They Make the Transition from Residential Care to the Wider Community. Mick McCarthy and Prue Hardwick. Part 3. The Carer, the Family, the Group and the Organisation. 14. Working in Substitute Care Settings with Sexually Abused Children: Issues for Carers. Ros Fanshawe. 15. ‘Residential Staff Should Not Touch Children’: Can We Really Look After Children in This Way? Adrian Ward. 16. Adolescence and the Struggle to Feel Real. Judith Woodhead. 17. The Re-enactment of Family Dynamics in Child Care. Babs Seymour and David Reeves. 18. Working with Unconscious Dynamics in Groups. David Challender. 19. Coping with Anxiety and Complexity: a Model of Management. Andrew Hardwick.
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