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Social Justice

Dorothee Hölscher

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Social justice constitutes one of the defining principles of social work and is often used as a point of reference when social workers wish to anchor their work ethically, be it practice or scholarly ... More


Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Michael Lavalette (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Created to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Roy Bailey and Mike Brake's seminal text Radical social work (1975), this book explores the radical tradition within social work and assesses its legacy, ... More


The theoretical context for FGCs

Kate Parkinson

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the core theoretical concepts that relate to family group conferences (FGCs). Social work theory has long shaped the practice of the profession, but it is only in recent years ... More


Theoretical Background

Catherine Fuchsel

in Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo): An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672829
eISBN:
9780190672850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672829.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter, the theoretical foundation of the Sí, Yo Puedo (SYP) curriculum and program is examined. Intersectionality, which examines the intersection of concepts such as immigration status, ... More


Social work, problem definition and policy change in the US: the case of sex-trafficked youth

Lisa Werkmeister Rozas, Megan Feely, and Jason Ostrander

in Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447349150
eISBN:
9781447349204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349150.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Critical theoretical frameworks are essential in helping social workers develop a comprehensive understanding of the manner in which political and social systems oppress marginalised populations. The ... More


Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Ute Klammer, Simone Leiber, and Sigrid Leitner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447349150
eISBN:
9781447349204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Bringing together international case studies, this book offers theoretical and empirical insights into the interaction between social work and social policy. Moving beyond existing studies on policy ... More


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