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Feminist Social Work Theory and Practice by Lena Dominelli
Book DescriptionFeminist theories of social work have been criticized for treating women as a uniform category and displaying insufficient sensitivity to the complex ways in which other social divisions (those of race, age, disability, etc.) impact on gender relations. This text seeks to develop a new framework for feminist social work that takes on board postmodernist arguments to do with difference and power yet retains a commitment to collective solidarity and social change. As such, it should be useful reading for students, educators and practitioners alike in social work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333771549
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lena Dominelli
Reconfiguring Citizenship, Hardback (June 2014)
Citizenship as a status assumes that all those encompassed by the term 'citizen' are included, albeit within the boundaries of the nation-state. Yet citizenship practices can be both inclusionary and exclusionary, with far-reaching ramifications for both nationals and non-nationals.
Green Social Work, Paperback (June 2012)
Social work is the profession that claims to intervene to enhance people's well-being. However, social workers have played a low-key role in environmental issues that increasingly impact on people's well-being, both locally and globally.
Anti-Racist Practice in Social Work, Paperback (February 2011)
A critical introduction to key debates about race and racism, this new addition to the Reshaping Social Work series examines race as a social construct. It addresses the origins of anti-racist practice and analyses practical issues to provide a blueprint for anti-racist practice within social work.
Social Work in a Globalizing World, Hardback (November 2010)» View all books by Lena Dominelli
* Written by a leading social work academic whose work is internationally renowned. * Confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers in relation to globalization and the rise of international global problems.
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Author Biography - Lena Dominelli
LENA DOMINELLI is Professor of Social and Community Development at the University of Southampton and President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. She has worked as a social worker, probation officer and community worker and is the author of 14 books, the most recent being Anti-Racist Social Work (second edition), Sociology for Social Work and Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates (co-edited with Robert Adams and Malcolm Payne).
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