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date: 08 March 2021

International Social Work and Social Welfare: South Americalocked

  • Irene Queiro-TajalliIrene Queiro-TajalliIndiana University

Summary

South America, a land of beauty, diversity, and socioeconomic disparity, is going through a profound identity search, redefining the government's role concerning the welfare of its people, and most important, reevaluating its relationship with the Global North. Within this context, social work has a strong commitment to work with the most vulnerable sectors of the population affected by structural adjustment programs.

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