The State of Feminist Social Work
By (author) Vicky White
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State of Feminist Social Work by Vicky White
Book DescriptionSocial work is currently undergoing major change in its policies, organization and day-to-day practice and much has been written about the feminist presence in social work. In particular, feminist social work has focused on the role of women social workers in developing distinctive forms of practice, rooted in a commitment to egalitarian relationships with women service users. The State of Feminist Social Work challenges the limitations of this perspective. Tracing key ideas in feminist social work from the 1970s through to the present day, and using data from interviews with female social workers, this book draws out tensions between the literature and the actual experience of female social workers. In doing so, it: * highlights the significance for feminists of social work's location in the state * enables the experiences of women social workers to be explored and placed within their structural context * opens up the possibility of diverse identities, identifications and stances amongst women social workers * critically examines the current state of feminist social work. The State of Feminist Social Work provides an important appraisal of the subject and is essential reading for all those with an interest in feminism and social work theory, practice and education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415328449
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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State of Feminist Social Work, Hardback (August 2006)
Tracing key ideas in feminist social work, and using data from interviews with female social workers, this book examines and explores the state of feminist social work. It is useful for those with an interest in feminism and social work theory, practice and education.
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Author Biography - Vicky White
Vicky White teaches and researches in the School of Health and Social Studies at the University of Warwick. In addition to substantial experience in social work education at qualification, post-qualification and advanced levels, she has worked as a social worker in field and residential settings in the statutory sector.
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