Critical Multicultural Social Work by Jose Sisneros

Critical Multicultural Social Work

byJose Sisneros, Catherine Stakeman, Mildred C. Joyner

Paperback | June 15, 2008

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Critical Multicultural Social Work is the first book to explore multicultural practice from a critical perspective. The authors provide tools and techniques that enable readers to recognize their own perspectives and find meaning and importance in what they learn. The text examines oppressionand diversity across multiple dimensions, including race and ethnicity, gender, sex and sexual orientation, and ability/disability. In addition to presenting the history of diversity as well as a basic framework for evaluating the issue, the authors guide practitioners through enlightenedself-reflection to encourage awareness and sensitivity as they work with clients.

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Jose Sisneros (MSW, Arizona State University; PhD, University of Denver) is associate professor at New Mexico Highlands University. He has thirty-two years practice experience as a social worker. Catherine Stakeman (MSW, Boston College; DSW, Catholic University in Washington, DC) is currently the executive director of the NASW Maine C...

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Title:Critical Multicultural Social WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 8.82 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:June 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615974

ISBN - 13:9780190615970

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"The strength of this book is the empowerment-oriented perspective that emphasizes that identity is a much more complicated, fluid, and heterogeneous construct than any one category implies." --Patricia O'Brien, University of Illinois, Chicago