Anti-racist Social Work (Practical Social Work Series 3rd Revised edition)

Anti-racist Social Work (Practical Social Work Series 3rd Revised edition)

By: Lena Dominelli (author)Paperback

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The third edition of this popular and well established text has been thoroughly revised and maintains itself as the textbook on anti-racist social work.This is the third edition of a hugely popular and well established text. It is thoroughly updated to cover hot contemporary topics such as Islamaphobia. It incorporates new pedagogical features including 'Putting it into practice' boxes and further reading.The third edition examines changes in anti-racist practice since the first edition to situate its narratives within the globalizing world. Issues such as the current disillusionment, complexity of racialization processes and identity politics are addressed and Dominelli illustrates what can be done to enhance social justice and well-being.

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LENA DOMINELLI Professor of Applied Social Sciences and Academician in the Academy of the Learned Societies for Social Sciences at the University of Durham, UK, is an experienced educator, practitioner and researcher and has published extensively in the fields of sociology, social policy and social work.


Acknowledgement Introduction: Anti-Racist Social Work as Contested Terrain The Shifting Terrain of Racist Dynamics and Anti-Racism Racialised Identities Deconstructing Racist Policies and Practices in Social Work Anti-Racist Social Work with Children and Families Anti-Racist Social Work with Older People Anti-Racist Social Work with Offenders Anti-Racist Social Work with (Im)Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees Anti-Racist Community Work Conclusions: Towards Practice for a Racially Equal Society Bibliography Author Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780230543010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780230543010
  • weight: 364
  • ISBN10: 0230543014
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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