Anti-Oppressive Social Work Theory And Practice

Anti-Oppressive Social Work Theory And Practice

by Lena Dominelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333771559

ISBN-13: 9780333771556

Pub. Date: 01/18/2003

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book, by one of the leading theorists of social work, tackles a subject of crucial importance to students and practitioners alike: how social workers can enable their clients to challenge and transcend the manifold oppressions that disempower them (whether through poverty, disability, mental illness, etc.). It moves from a discussion of social work's

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This book, by one of the leading theorists of social work, tackles a subject of crucial importance to students and practitioners alike: how social workers can enable their clients to challenge and transcend the manifold oppressions that disempower them (whether through poverty, disability, mental illness, etc.). It moves from a discussion of social work's purpose and ambitions to an exposition of theory and, from there, to the practice arenas of working with individuals, in groups, within organizations, and within a wider social and political context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333771556
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/18/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Anti-Oppressive Practice as a Legitimate Concern of Social Work
• Oppression, Social Divisions and Identity
• Anti-Oppressive Practice in Action: Therapeutic Interventions for Individuals
• Anti-Oppressive Practice in Action: Groups Interventions and Collective Action
• Engaging in Organisational Change
• Beyond Postmodern Welfare: Establishing Unity between Content, Process and Outcomes

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