Social Work and the Black Experience / Edition 1

Social Work and the Black Experience / Edition 1

by Elmer P. Martin, Joanne M. Martin, Joanne Mitchell Martin, Joanne Mitchell Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 087101257X

ISBN-13: 9780871012579

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: National Association of Social Workers/N A S W Press

Written in the African tradition of collaboration, Social Work and the Black Experience is the first book to incorporate the rich black spiritual and blues traditions for use in work with black individuals and families. The authors build on three concepts: moaning-black pain and grief; mourning-a collective effort to overcome grief; and morning-a new beginning.

Overview

Written in the African tradition of collaboration, Social Work and the Black Experience is the first book to incorporate the rich black spiritual and blues traditions for use in work with black individuals and families. The authors build on three concepts: moaning-black pain and grief; mourning-a collective effort to overcome grief; and morning-a new beginning. Students, faculty, and practitioners will find this an extraordinarily moving and useful reference.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

� Portrays the experiences of pioneer black social workers in the early 1940s
� Focuses on the helping traditions of black people during the "Great Migration"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871012579
Publisher:
National Association of Social Workers/N A S W Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
291
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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