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BOOKS

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Cite as: Twikirize J. M. and Spitzer H. (Editors) (2019). Social Work Practice in Africa Indigenous and Innovative Approaches. Kampala: Fountain Publishers.

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Cite as: Calub, B. M. (2003). Participatory Rural Appraisal Guidebook. Los Banos: University of the Philippines

No free version. This book addresses indigenous methods, methodologies, and epistemologies. The book situates research in a larger historical, cultural, and global context so students can apply the specific methods that are commensurate with their situations. It covers the history of research methods, ethical conduct, colonial and postcolonial epistemologies, relational epistemologies, emergent and indigenous methodologies, Afrocentric research, feminist research, narrative frameworks, interviewing, and participatory methods.

Cite as: Chilisa. B. (2019). Indigenous research methodologies. SAGE Publications.

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Cite as: Nsamenang, B. A. and Tchombe, T. M. S. (Editors) (2011). Handbook of African Educational Theories and Practices A Generative Teacher Education Curriculum. Cameroon: Human Development Resource Centre (HDRC).

POLICIES

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Cite as: African Union (AU) (Editors) (1990). African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. Addis Ababa: AU.

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Cite as: Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU) (1981). African Charter on Human and People’s Rights. Addis Ababa: OAU/AU.

Cite as: Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU) (2018). Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa. Addis Ababa: OAU/AU.

Cite as: Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU) (2005). Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. Addis Ababa: OAU/AU.

Cite as: Organisation of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU) (2008). SADC Protocol on Gender and Development. Gaborone: SADC.

Cite as: Cite each declaration, protocol or agreement accordingly.

JOURNAL ARTICLES AND REPORTS

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Cite as: Hochfeld T, Selipsky L, Mupedziswa R and Chitereka C (2009). Developmental Social Work Education in Southern and East Africa Final Report. Johannesburg: University of Johannesburg.

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Cite as: Chitereka C (2009). Social Work Practice in a Developing Continent: The Case of Africa. Advances in Social Work, 10 (2), 144-156

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Cite as: Chilisa, B., Major, T. & Khudu-Petersen, K. (2017). Community engagement with a postcolonial, African-based relational paradigm. Qualitative Research. 17. (3), 326-339.

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Cite as: Chilisa, B., Major, T., Gaotlhobogwe, M. & Mokgolodi, H. (2016). Decolonizing and Indigenizing Evaluation Practice in Africa: Toward African Relational Evaluation Approaches. Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation. 30. 313-328. 10.3138/cjpe.30.3.05.

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Cite as: Mkabela, Q. (2005). Using the Afrocentric Method in Researching Indigenous African Culture. The Qualitative Report, 10(1), 178-189. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2005.1864

SOCIAL WORK LAWS

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Cite as: Government of Zimbabwe (2011). Social Workers Act, Chapter 27:21. Harare: Government of Zimbabwe.

ETHICS CODES

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Cite as: Council of Social Workers Zimbabwe (CSWZ) (2012). Social Work Code of Ethics. Harare: CSWZ.

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Cite as: Guinean Association of Social Workers/Association Guinéenne des Travailleurs Sociaux (AGTS) (2017). Code Deontologie/Ethical Code. Conakry: AGTS.

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Cite as: African Social Work Network (ASWNET) (2021). African Research Ethics and Malpractice Statement (AREMS). Harare: ASWNET.

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Cite as: South African San Institute (SAAI) (2017). The San Code of Research Ethics. Kimberly: South African San Institute

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Please note this Code of Ethics is based on non-African literature, does not include Ugandan languages or local definition of social work and does not cite other African codes.

Cite as: National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) (2017). Code of Ethics. Kampala: Uganda

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Cite as: Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASoW) (1982) Code of Conduct for Social Work Practice in Nigeria. In the Constitution of the Nigeria Association of Social Workers, pages 21-22. Nigeria, NASOW.

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Cite as: Ghana Association of Social Workers (GASOW) (no date) Code of Ethics of Social Workers. Ghana, GASOW.

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