Speaker - Stuart Rees

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Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees AM, BA (Hons). Dip Soc Stud. Cert. Social Casework., PhD., Director of the Sydney Peace Foundation at the University of Sydney.

He was previously (1978-2000) Professor of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. He has worked in community development, probation services and social work in Britain, in Canada, in the War on Poverty programs in the USA and with Save the Children in India and Sri Lanka. He has taught at leading universities in the UK (Aberdeen and Southampton), in Canada (Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier), and in the USA (University of California at Berkeley, University of Texas at Austin).

His publications include over one hundred articles in professional journals on topics such as evaluations of health and welfare services, the attributes of peace negotiations and humanitarianism in social policy. He is the author and co-author of ten books, including Verdicts on Social Work (1982), A Brutal Game (1986), Achieving Power (1991), Beyond the Market (1993), The Human Costs of Managerialism (1995), Human Rights, Corporate Responsibility (2000), Passion for Peace (2003), and the poetry anthology Tell Me The Truth About War (2004).

2 Programs

If You Want Peace, Forget Justice

10.02.10 | 01:35:36 min | 2 comments

Power, Poverty, and Peace-Building

07.07.10 | 01:32:14 min | 0 comments