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Rethinking Anti-Discriminatory and Anti-Oppressive Theories for Social Work Practice

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For years anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice have been embedded in the social work landscape. Thinking beyond the mainstream approaches, this book critically examines some of the core concepts and issues in...

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For years anti-discriminatory and anti-oppressive practice have been embedded in the social work landscape. Thinking beyond the mainstream approaches, this book critically examines some of the core concepts and issues in social work, providing fresh perspectives and opportunities for educators, students and practitioners of social work.

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Foreword; H. Cosis Brown
Introduction; C.Cocker and T.Hafford-Letchfield
PART I: POWER
1. Social Work Identity, Power and Selfhood: A Re-imagining; P. Dunk-West
2. Judith Butler, Power and Social Work; L. Green and B. Featherstone
3. The Law, Professional Ethics and Anti-Oppressive Social Work; S E. Laird
4. Working with Young Separated Asylum Seekers
PART II: DISCOURSE
5. Ableism as Transformative Practice;F.Campbell-Kumari
6. A Critical Analysis of Service User Struggles; S. Cowden and G. Singh
7. Research Ethics: An Indigenous Fijian Project;L. Meo-Sewabu
PART III: SUBJECTIVITY
8. The Subject of Social Work: Towards A New Perspective on Discrimination; S.Webb
9. Critical Perspectives on Intersectionality; C. Bernard and J. Campbell
10. Racism, Sectarianism and Social Work
PART IV: DECONSTRUCTION
11. Deconstructing the Language of Anti-Oppressive Practice in Social Work; D. Turney
12. Transcending the Politics of 'Difference' and 'Diversity'?; P M. Garrett
13. Deconstructing the Family; S.Hicks
14. Deconstructing Sexuality in Anti-Oppressive Practice; D.Jeyasingham.

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Christine Cocker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is a registered social worker and has over 25 years experience as a social worker and manager in child and family social work in Local Authorities and voluntary sector organisations in the UK. Her research and publications are in the area of social work with looked after children, and lesbian and gay fostering and adoption.

Trish Hafford-Letchfield is a Reader at Middlesex University, UK. A qualified social worker, nurse and educator, she has extensive management experience and has published widely on leadership, management and organisational development. Trish's research interests include sexuality and sexual...

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Christine Cocker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is a registered social worker and has over 25 years experience as a social worker and manager in child and family social work in Local Authorities and voluntary sector organisations in the UK. Her research and publications are in the area of social work with looked after children, and lesbian and gay fostering and adoption.

Trish Hafford-Letchfield is a Reader at Middlesex University, UK. A qualified social worker, nurse and educator, she has extensive management experience and has published widely on leadership, management and organisational development. Trish's research interests include sexuality and sexual identities, educational gerontology and the arts in social work education.

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