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Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice

Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice

Second Edition

March 2024 | 264 pages | Learning Matters
Grounded in principles and values of fairness and equality, anti-oppressive practice (AOP) lies at the heart of social work and social work education. This book will equip you with the tools and knowledge you need to address the concepts of diversity, oppression, power and powerless, and practice in ethically appropriate ways for contemporary social work practice.
Part One: Theories and Concepts
Chapter 1: Understanding Oppression
Chapter 2: Valuing Diversity
Chapter 3: Power and Powerlessness
Chapter 4: Models of Anti-Oppressive Practice
Chapter 5: Social Justice
Part Two: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Individuals, Groups and Communities
Chapter 6: Gender
Chapter 7: Age
Chapter 8: Race
Chapter 9: Ethnicity
Chapter 10: Disability
Chapter 11: Faith and Religion
Chapter 12: Refugees and People Seeking Asylum
Part Three: Developing Anti-Oppressive Practice Through Learning
Chapter 13: Anti-oppression in Practice Learning
Chapter 14: Multi-Agency and Interprofessional Practice
Chapter 15: Anti-oppressive Practice Beyond Qualification

Prospera Tedam

Prospera Tedam has been a social work educator since 2004 and is currently a Professor of Social Work at University College, Dublin (UCD). Her research interests are in the areas of culturally sensitive approaches to working with children and families, anti-oppressive and anti-racist social work education and practice, school social work, and practice learning. Before joining UCD, Prospera was Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Wellbeing at the United Arab Emirates University. More About Author

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