Educating for Social Justice: Transformative Experiential Learning by Julie BirkenmaierEducating for Social Justice: Transformative Experiential Learning by Julie Birkenmaier

Educating for Social Justice: Transformative Experiential Learning

EditorJulie Birkenmaier, Ashley Cruce, R. Jan Wilson

Paperback | June 15, 2010

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According to the NASW Code of Ethics, "social workers should challenge social injustice." Educating for Social Justice approaches this tenet head-on, defining it and offering numerous strategies to prompt student reflection and awareness of social justice in their own practice. Educating forSocial Justice is a vital resource for instructors and practitioners alike as they work to better incorporate key values of social work into practice. The editors include an overview of social justice theories, practitioner-tested national and international ideas about incorporating social justiceinto educational experiences within and outside of the classroom, and offer "how-to" guides for instructors to replicate and build on the ideas presented.
Julie Birkenmaier, (PhD, University of Missouri-St. Louis; MSW, St. Louis University) is associate professor and director of Field Education at Saint Louis University School of Social Work. Her publication topics include social justice, field education, and financial credit and low-income families. Ashley Cruce, (MA, University of Ken...
Title:Educating for Social Justice: Transformative Experiential LearningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190616113

ISBN - 13:9780190616113

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