Through an interdisciplinary approach discussing the importance of local knowledge in different fields, this volume seeks to illustrate the nexus between social work and development in the global south.
Benjamin Bunk is a fellow at the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies at the University of Erfurt, Germany. His research focuses on social movements in Brazil.
Tanja Kleibl is a professor at the Munich Catholic University of Applied Sciences and has sixteen years of experience as a consultant for nongovernmental organizations in various African countries such as Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania. In her research, she explores postcolonial contexts and the role of NGOs.
Ronald Lutz is a professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany. He is active within the MA course International Social Work at the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences.