Project

Empowerment of women in poverty situations in rural China: Acase study of the role of social work

Duration
01 June 2017 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education, culture and society
Keywords
global definition of social work rural China women’s empowerment poverty
 
Project description

The research objective is to theoretically and empirically underpin empowerment-oriented social work towards women in poverty situation in rural China. Since research shows that Western knowledge cannot be uncritically appropriated into social work in indigenous societies such as China, this project will contribute to the development of relevant definitions of empowerment-oriented social work on a global level.