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Feminist Social Work Theory and Practice

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28 January 2002

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14 March 2017

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Feminist theories of social work have been criticised in recent years for treating women as a uniform category and displaying insufficient sensitivity to the complex ways in which other social divisions (those of race, age,...

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Feminist theories of social work have been criticised in recent years for treating women as a uniform category and displaying insufficient sensitivity to the complex ways in which other social divisions (those of race, age, disability, etc.) impact on gender relations. This major text by a leading writer in the field seeks to develop a new framework for feminist social work that takes on board postmodernist arguments to do with difference and power yet retains a commitment to collective solidarity and social change. As such, it will be essential reading for students, educators and practitioners alike in social work.

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Taps a real and longstanding gap in the market for a text that makes sense of recent feminist theorising in relation to social work practice


Refers to gender issues and feminist theory which are abiding concerns in social work education

Author's international reputation as a writer and lecturer

Theorising Feminist Social Work Practice
Contextualising Feminist Theory and Practice
Redefining Professionalism
Working with Men
Working with Children and Families
Working with Adults: Redrawing the Boundaries of Care in the Community
Working with Offenders
Conclusions.

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LENA DOMINELLI is Professor of Social and Community Development at the University of Southampton and President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. She has worked as a social worker, probation officer and community worker and is the author of 14 books, the most recent being Anti-Racist Social Work (second edition), Sociology for Social Work and Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates (co-edited with Robert Adams and Malcolm Payne).

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LENA DOMINELLI is Professor of Social and Community Development at the University of Southampton and President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work. She has worked as a social worker, probation officer and community worker and is the author of 14 books, the most recent being Anti-Racist Social Work (second edition), Sociology for Social Work and Social Work: Themes, Issues and Critical Debates (co-edited with Robert Adams and Malcolm Payne).

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