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Anti-Racist Probation Practice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857423280
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Pages: 133

Table of Contents

A note on the authors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 More than injustice 1
The decision-makers 2
Definition of terms 3
The Probation Service within the criminal justice system 9
2 'Race', racism and equal opportunities: A black perspective 13
Conceptualisation of equality of opportunity 16
Development of equal opportunities policies 19
Recruitment and retention of black staff 23
Living with contradictions and unmet expectations 26
3 Self-empowerment, empowering others and justice 29
Training 30
Worker-'client' relationships 31
Worker-worker relationships 40
Worker-employer relationships 47
4 Training: Opportunities and dilemmas 55
Establishing relevance: Anti-racist social work practice with white people 56
CCETSW's anti-racist initiatives in qualifying training: The Diploma in Social Work 58
In-service training: Problems and possibilities 62
Worker-worker relationships 62
Employer-employee relationships: Managing anti-racist work in mixed teams 67
Proposed model for in-service anti-racist practice training 75
'Client'-worker relationships 81
5 Challenging racism in prison and throughcare 87
'Clients' and workers 88
Interactions between staff 95
Employees and employers 100
6 Conclusions: Past failures, new hopes 105
Worker-'client' relationships 107
Worker-worker relationships 107
Employer-employee interaction 108
Bibliography 111
Name index 123
Subject index 127
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