Social Work and Minorities: European Perspectives

Social Work and Minorities: European Perspectives

by R.D. Johnson Mark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415169623

ISBN-13: 9780415169622

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Migration and multiculturality are not new phenomena to Europe but recent periods of unprecedented human movement have established new and evolving diasporic configurations. Social Work and Minoritiescritically examines key concepts such as assimilation,

multi-culturalism, racism, marginalization and social exclusion. It will be an essential resource for

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Overview

Migration and multiculturality are not new phenomena to Europe but recent periods of unprecedented human movement have established new and evolving diasporic configurations. Social Work and Minoritiescritically examines key concepts such as assimilation,

multi-culturalism, racism, marginalization and social exclusion. It will be an essential resource for social work practitioners and educators working with migrant communities throughout Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415169622
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Forewordix
Acknowledgementsx
Editors' introductionxi
Part IThe dimensions of social work and 'minority' discourse1
1Exploring concepts3
2Understanding migration20
3Multiculturalism, anti-racism and social work in Europe36
4Controls, rights and migration58
5Ethnic monitoring: bureaucratic construction of a 'minority' entity or identity74
Part IICase studies of some common themes89
6Social work with linguistic minorities93
7Non-governmental organisations and the welfare of minority ethnic communities in Britain and Germany110
8Child welfare in wartime and under post-war conditions: the Bosnian case as a point of departure for reflections on social work with refugees139
9Collective action in a refugee camp: a case study156
10Gypsies and social work in Sweden168
11The 3 Rs in social work: religion, 'race' and racism in Europe182
Part IIIIssues for the structuring of social work's future practice209
12Towards an emancipatory pedagogy? Social work education for a multicultural multi-ethnic Europe211
13Research with ethnic minority groups in health and social welfare231
14Social work, social policies and minorities in Europe247
Index265

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