Download e-book for iPad: Anti-Oppressive Social Work: A Guide for Developing Cultural by Siobhan Laird

By Siobhan Laird

ISBN-10: 1412912350

ISBN-13: 9781412912358

ISBN-10: 1412912369

ISBN-13: 9781412912365

`This is an exhilarating and useful ebook. In contemplating the function and significance of cultural competence in specialist perform with assorted populations, it offers a clean and lots more and plenty wanted method of social paintings conception and perform' - Kwame Owusu-Bempah, Reader in Psychology, collage of Leicester

Anti-Oppressive Social paintings: A advisor for constructing Cultural Competence aims to enhance social paintings education and perform via arguing thorough realizing of people's values, social norms and kin preparations are the most important to attaining culturally delicate perform. The booklet strikes past conventional conceptions of anti-oppressive and anti-racist perform by way of exploring the cultural heritages of a few of the most ethnic minorities residing within the uk, and by way of picking out the numerous varieties that racism can take.

The publication includes:

"an creation to the context and background of ethnic minorities dwelling in Britain

"a dialogue of the character of racism

"individual chapters on: groups with roots in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Caribbean, and China.

" a separate bankruptcy on financial migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

"a variety of perform examples which motivate scholars and practitioners to spot common rules which underpin cultural competence.

Critical, but acessible, the booklet opens up chances for extra culturally acutely aware and more advantageous social paintings perform. it will likely be crucial interpreting for all these education to turn into social staff in addition to practitioners wishing to interact with clean views on anti-oppressive practice.

Siobhan Laird is a lecturer in social paintings on the college of Sheffield. She has formerly labored in perform and educational roles in Northern eire and Ghana.

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