Anti-Oppressive Practice: Social Care and the Law (UK Higher by Jane Dalrymple, Beverley Burke

By Jane Dalrymple, Beverley Burke

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"This revised textual content will be learn via all practitioners in well-being and social care settings who helps individuals with complicated wishes and who goal to advertise anti-oppressive and person-centred practice.
various actions is gifted in every one bankruptcy to stimulate readers to mirror at the circumstances and ideas lower than dialogue. this article represents a precious significant other for pros focused on studying incapacity practice."

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"This re-creation proves to be a considerable updating of the 1995 variation. The insurance is analytical and obviously with regards to anti-oppressive perform. you will need to convince scholars of the need of motion to place their values into perform - this ebook is a true boon and may be required examining up and down the country."
Mark Baldwin, college of Bath.

within the re-creation of this bestselling textual content, the authors problem the idea that anti-oppressive perform has misplaced its efficiency or turn into commodified right into a specialist reaction to inequalities. maintaining a dedication to the foundations and values of anti-oppressive perform, dialogue approximately modern perform is guided by means of a severe realizing of private values and the context of perform.

a few key questions are explored:

  • How is anti-oppressive perform suitable in modern perform?
  • How can the legislations be used as an empowering device?
  • How can the legislation be used to enhance and tell anti-oppressive practice?

the second one version is considerably revised and up-to-date to take account of coverage and legislative alterations, with a brand new bankruptcy addressing severe perform in social paintings in addition to extra actions, bankruptcy summaries and additional analyzing on the finish of every chapter.

The authors draw on their lonesome studies and people of practitioners, carrier clients and carers to appreciate problems with energy and oppression, demonstrating how the legislation can be utilized to notify the advance of severe anti-oppressive perform. The booklet for that reason issues how one can perform that's either empowering to provider clients and finally freeing for practitioners.

Anti-Oppressive Practice is a vital textual content for college kids, practitioners, teachers, carrier clients and carers.

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The development of black perspectives and anti-racist approaches in social work (Ahmad, 1990; Dominelli, 1998) emerged during the 1980s as a result of the critique of racism by black writers and urban disturbances, followed by the Scarman Report (1981) which highlighted the need to eliminate racism in the police force in London. Black perspectives emerged in response to racism and have been identified as important in enabling black people to construct their own identity based on their common experiences.

Their writings provide rich sources of information about the effects of multiple oppression. The oppression of the individual is grounded in the beliefs and practice of a sexist, homophobic, disabilist, ageist, racist and class-ridden society. Emma Goldman succinctly shows how the personal experiences of oppression and the structures that determine and maintain that oppression are linked when she states: ‘it is 42 ANTI-OPPRESSIVE PRACTICE organized violence at the top that permits individual violence at the bottom’ (quoted in Weick and Vandiver, 1982: 9).

Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. This is the fourth edition of Thompson’s introductory text. , Pease, B. and Briskman, L. (eds) (2003) Critical Social Work: An Introduction to Theories and Practices. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin. This is an introductory book to critical social work that traces the historical development of critical practice in Part 1, with an exploration of the issues drawing on modernist and postmodern approaches. , Fook, J. and Pozzuto, R. (eds) (2002) Social Work: A Critical Turn.

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