WS3214 - Developmental Approaches to Eco-Social Justice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Focusing on community and social development approaches to practice, this subject
explores the concept of eco-social justice and its importance in social welfare practice.
Global environmental issues are identified and analysed with an emphasis on their
impact at the local level. Responses to these issues at both local and wider levels
are then explored, drawing on community and social development frameworks. This includes
developing specific strategies for practice at the local level while recognising the
globalised context of eco-social issues.
- Locate a personal world-view within the dominant modernist paradigm and assess the
implications of this world-view for professional practice;
- Identify key global environmental issues and articulate the connections between these
issues and the traditional concerns of social welfare;
- Compare current social welfare theories advocating a person-in-environment perspective,
with an expanded ecological perspective that incorporates a consideration of the non-human
- Describe and critique the foundational principles of an eco-social justice approach
to social welfare;
- Identify and evaluate the key features of community and social development approaches
to social welfare practice.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Study Period 2
|Census Date 24-Aug-2017
||Dr Peter Jones.
|Method of Delivery:
|| and Face to faceWWW - LearnJCU
||assignments (35%); scenario task (30%); grant application (35%).
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