Anti Oppressive Social Work Theory And Practice: Theory And Practice by Lena DominelliAnti Oppressive Social Work Theory And Practice: Theory And Practice by Lena Dominelli

Anti Oppressive Social Work Theory And Practice: Theory And Practice

byLena Dominelli

Paperback | September 16, 2002

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This book, by one of the leading theorists of social work, tackles a subject of crucial importance to students and practitioners alike: how social workers can enable their clients to challenge and transcend the manifold oppressions that disempower them (whether through poverty, disability, mental illness, etc.). It moves from a discussion of social work's purpose and ambitions to an exposition of theory and, from there, to the practice arenas of working with individuals, in groups, within organisations, and within a wider social and political context.
LENA DOMINELLI is Professor of Social and Community Development and Director of the Centre for International Social and Community Development in the Department of Social Work Studies at the University of Southampton. She is also the President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. She has worked as a social worker,...
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Title:Anti Oppressive Social Work Theory And Practice: Theory And PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.51 inPublished:September 16, 2002Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333771559

ISBN - 13:9780333771556

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Anti-Oppressive Practice as a Legitimate Concern of Social Work.- Oppression, Social Divisions and Identity.- Anti-Oppressive Practice in Action: Therapeutic Interventions for Individuals.- Anti-Oppressive Practice in Action: Groups Interventions and Collective Action.- Engaging in Organisational Change.- Beyond Postmodern Welfare: Establishing Unity between Content, Process and Outcomes.- Conclusions.