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Title: Indigenization of social work in Hong Kong
Other Titles: 香港社会工作本土化的沉思 (一) 本土化的回顾与前瞻
Authors: Yip, KS 
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: World Scientific
Source: The Hong Kong journal of social work (香港社會工作學報), 2001, v. 37, nos. 1 & 2, p. 51-78 How to cite?
Journal: The Hong Kong journal of social work (香港社會工作學報) 
Abstract: Social work indigenisation is a necessary reflection under the Western cultural imperialism. However, indigenisation is a highly complicated and multi-dimensional process. The natures of social work are also controversial and diversified. In this paper, the writer tries to discuss the process of indigenisation in social work practice in Hong Kong. It seems that social work practice in Hong Kong gradually removed its attachment on “Westernised model” to reflection of local social and cultural contexts. In the 1990s, the debates on indigenisation began to gain enough momentum for a more comprehensive and holistic reflection of social work practice in Hong Kong.
ISSN: 0219-2462
EISSN: 2424-7731
DOI: 10.1142/S0219246201000055
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