Critical social work : an introduction to theories and practices

2003, Critical social work : an introduction to theories and practices. Edited by Allan, June, Pease, Bob and Briskman, Linda, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, N.S.W..

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Title Critical social work : an introduction to theories and practices
Editor(s) Allan, June
Pease, BobORCID iD for Pease, Bob
Briskman, Linda
Publication date 2003
Total pages xi, 294 p.
Publisher Allen and Unwin
Place of Publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Keyword(s) social work
Summary A comprehensive introduction to the most widely used approach to social work theory and practice. It offers a systematic overview of core theories and practice issues in challenging domination and oppression.
Notes Contents : 1. Introducing critical theories in social work /​ Bob Pease, June Allan and Linda Briskman 2. Historical development of critical social work practice /​ Jennifer Martin 3. Theorising critical social work /​ June Allan 4. Practising critical social work /​ June Allan 5. Immigrants and refugees: towards anti-racist and culturally affirming practices /​ Marjorie Quinn 6. Indigenous Australians: towards postcolonial social work /​ Linda Briskman 7. Women: developing feminist practice in women's services /​ Wendy Weeks 8. Men and masculinities: profeminist approaches to changing men /​ Bob Pease 9. Families: reconstructing social work practices /​ Susie Costello 10. Mental health: rethinking practices with women /​ Jennifer Martin 11. Loss and grief: weaving together the personal and the political /​ June Allan 12. Rethinking the relationship between the self and society /​ Bob Pease. 13. Responding to the changing socio-political context of practice /​ Gary Hough and Linda Briskman 14. Enacting critical social work in public welfare contexts /​ Gary Hough 15. Globalising practice in the international context /​ Jacques Boulet.
ISBN 9781865089072
Language eng
Field of Research 160701 Clinical Social Work Practice
Socio Economic Objective 940199 Community Service (excl. Work) not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A7.1 Edited book
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