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RAMALHO, Nélson Alves. Processes of globalization and emerging Issues: implications for the contemporary Social Services. Serv. Soc. Soc. [online]. 2012, n.110, pp.345-368. ISSN 0101-6628.

This article presents a discussion about the development of the processes of globalization, as well as a reflection on the transformations in the world nowadays and their impacts on the contemporary society. The first aspect to be dealt with is the analysis of the emerging problems in a risky society and their implications in the transformation of the Social Services, as the social workers are challenged to face the modernity crisis and to think over the profession.

Keywords : Globalization; Risky society; Modernity crisis; Social Services.

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