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date: 29 November 2022

Guang, Lulocked

Guang, Lulocked

  • Yen Yi HuangYen Yi HuangDepartment of Social Policy and Social Work, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
  •  and Andy Yung Hsing KaoAndy Yung Hsing KaoExecutive Advisor, Eden Social Welfare Foundation; Department of Social Work, Shih-Chien University

Summary

Lu Guang (1913–2001) spent his career in social work as a government officer and educator in Taiwan, where he devoted his efforts toward community development by organizing university students to initiate projects for underserved communities. He was known especially for his pioneering research in the field of social indicators and quality of life in the 1980s. Professor Lu helped to draft the Volunteer Service Act in 1989 and served as one of the founders of the United Way of Taiwan. He was also in charge of a research project on the code of ethics in 1991, which laid the foundation for the Social Work Code of Ethics in Taiwan.

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