This revised edition provides social work educators and students with the latest in theory and practice on social work with minorities, updating the research and materials on race, ethnicity, and culture. Burgest's aim is to enhance the student's knowledge base, sensitivity, and skills in direct practice with different racial, ethnic, and cultural groups in America. In almost thirty articles, over twenty contributors represent varied racial and ethnic groups in America.
David R. Burgest , Ph.D., Professor of Social Work at Governors State University, University Park, IL, has published Social Casework Intervention With People of Color (1985, Univ. Press of America); numerous articles in professional journals; and many newspaper articles on race relations. He has also been a guest on television talk shows in the Chicago area and written two professional plays that were performed at the local ETA Theater in Chicago.