Fully revised and updated throughout, this fourth edition of Lena Dominelli’s influential book retains its reputation as the go-to text on anti-racist social work practice. As racism continues to present a problem in...Show More
Fully revised and updated throughout, this fourth edition of Lena Dominelli’s influential book retains its reputation as the go-to text on anti-racist social work practice. As racism continues to present a problem in contemporary society: the growth of the Far Right, the rise of Islamophobia and the victory of the Brexit camp in the EU referendum, the need to address racist attitudes and behaviour that affect diverse groups of people in the UK remains an urgent one.
A truly classic text, Anti-Racist Social Work has been providing students and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the debates and practices on racism in contemporary society since 1988.Show Less
Handy practice tips and discussion points, encouraging readers to think critically about existing approaches and the skills needed for effective anti-racist practice
Stimulating case studies to help readers apply theory to everyday practice
Extensive signposting to further reading and resources
The author is a leading figure seen by many as top writer on this topic in the UK
Includes a brand new chapter on `Social Work Across Borders'
Incorporates discussion of recent events and developments to encourage critical thinking and analyses their effect on practice
Offers examples from across the globe at both micro and macro level
Diagrams and Charts
Introduction: Racism, An Issue of Continuing Concern
Chapter One: ‘Plus ça change, plus c’est la mȇme chose’
Chapter Two: Racism as a Socially Constructed Phenomenon
Chapter Three: Identity: A Personal Matter or a Political Issue?
Chapter Four: Anti-Racist Social Work with Children and Families
Chapter Five: Anti-Racist Social Work with Older People
Chapter Six: Anti-Racist Social Work with Offenders
Chapter Seven: Anti-Racist Social Work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Chapter Eight: Anti-Racist Community Work
Chapter Nine: Anti-Racist Social Work Across Borders
Conclusions: Anti-racist Social Work Guidelines