Multicultural Issues in Social Work presents a collective vision of multi culturalism and calls for research and practice based on the knowledge that individuals cannot be readily identified by single cultural categories. It will help researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in their work with diverse populations. Faculty will find it superb for teaching courses that meet curriculum policy requirements for content about diversity.
• Covers various cultural groups and cultures based on common experience
• Examines different age groups-children, youths, young adults, and older people
• Provides in-depth discussions about human diversity from an ecological perspective
Thirty-eight essays collected from the 1994 and 1995 issues of Social Work, Health & Social Work, Social Work in Education, and Social Work Research address topics in multicultural human services practices. The authors examine law and policy, differences among ethnic and cultural groups, education in culturally diverse settings, and health care and service delivery among Asian, Latino, African American, and European communities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)