Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice: The Intersecting Lives of Women in the 21st Century

Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice: The Intersecting Lives of Women in the 21st Century


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ISBN-13: 9780190858780
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Shannon Butler-Mokoro, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Salem State University. She has been a second generation clinical social worker with experience in mental health and substance abuse. Her teaching expertise and research interests are in cultural competence, social welfare history, women, and faith-based agencies and social work/spirituality.

Laurie Grant, MSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in a private practice (called Reaching a Fork in the Road) north of Boston. Specializing in working with clients who struggle with obsessive compulsive disorder, hoarding, and anxiety, Laurie supervises and teaches students advocacy and social work practice skills at the School of Social Work at Salem State University and North Shore Community College.

Table of Contents



Introduction: Women in the Twenty-First Century
Laurie Grant and Shannon Butler-Mokoro

Chapter 1: Feminist Movement Histories
Johanna Foster

Chapter 2: Key Feminist Theoretical Orientations in Contemporary Feminist Practice
Johanna Foster

Chapter 3: Privilege, Oppression, and the Intersections: The Many Faces of Gender and Identity
Allyson Livingstone

Chapter 4: Healthy and Otherwise: Women in Intimate Relationships
Beverly Dolinsky, Robert Jerin, and Brandi Johnson

Chapter 5: Mothering and Child Welfare
Lisa Johnson and Sandra Yudelivich-Espinoza

Chapter 6: Women and Criminalization at the Intersections
Johanna Foster

Chapter 7: Not So Crazed and Confused: Unraveling Women's Mental Health Challenges
Rebecca Mirick

Chapter 8: Escaping from a Harsh Reality: Women and Substance Use Disorders
Shelley Steenrod

Chapter 9: Action Deferred or a Final Call to Fire: Exploring the Health Care Needs, Priorities, and Services for Women Veterans
Lisa Rasheed

Chapter 10: Nothing About Us Without Us: Working with Women Who Have Disabilities
Elspeth Slayter

Chapter 11: Getting Older and Wiser: Working with Older Adult Women
Laurie Grant and MaryAnn Holak



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