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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Social Work


The end of the cold war brought with it a new period of globalization and an emerging world cultural consensus in which social welfare values of the welfare state figure importantly. An essential element of this development has been indigenization in which universal social welfare values, like those on display at various United Nations agencies and in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights are adapted and fitted to the unique demands and requirements of individual cultures.

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Presented under the original title Social Welfare in the Terraculture at First International Symposium on Universal Values and Indigeneous Cultures. Kang Nam University, Seoul Korea. November, 1988.



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