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Author Dominelli, Lena.

Title Anti-racist social work : a challenge for white practitioners and educators / Lena Dominelli ; foreword by John Small
Edition Second edition
Published Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1997


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  361.32 Dom/Ars 1997  DUE 02-01-20
Description xiv, 192 pages : illustrations
Series Practical social work.
Contents Introduction: Anti-racist social work - a critical issue for white people -- 1. Racism permeates social work ideology and practice -- 2. Social work training is imbued with racism -- 3. Deconstructing racism: anti-racism awareness training and social workers -- 4. Social working black families -- 5. Tackling racism at the organisational level: working on agency policies and practices -- 6. Campaigning for the transformation of social work: the white social worker as an anti-racist advocate -- 7. Conclusion: Developing anti-racist/non-racist social work
Summary Dominelli explores the reasons why racism continues to be perpetuated in social work on both personal and structured levels, identifying 3 key forms racism assumes and outlining the complex, dynamic processes by which these reinforce each other
Notes Bibliography: p169-181. _ Includes index
Previous ed.: 1988
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 169-181
Subject Race discrimination -- Great Britain.
Race discrimination.
Social service and race relations -- Great Britain.
Social service -- Sociological aspects.
Social work with minorities -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Race relations.
ISBN 0333687191 (paperback)