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Social Work for Lazy Radicals

Ethics, Values and Courage in Practice

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Palgrave

Pages: 184
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14 March 2019

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11 April 2019

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Bringing about change doesn't necessitate going on marches or organising petitions - even the most ‘non-active’ of social workers can embrace a radical approach to their work that develops empathy, recognises oppression, and...

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Bringing about change doesn't necessitate going on marches or organising petitions - even the most ‘non-active’ of social workers can embrace a radical approach to their work that develops empathy, recognises oppression, and the causes of social injustice. Social Work for Lazy Radicals provides a 3 stage model of radical practice for students and social workers who are committed to ‘doing the right thing’ and developing their own framework for practice. 

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Provides an easy to follow 3 stage model of radical social work practice

In this age of austerity and neoliberalism, this book - and the skills of self-reliance it develops - is more needed than ever before

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The ‘Ethical Impulse’ of Social Work
Chapter 3: Managerialism, Regulation and Security
Chapter 4: Radical social work step 1: Relationship Building and Empathy
Chapter 5: Radical social work step 2: Understanding
Chapter 6: Radical social work step 3: Professionalism and moral courage
Chapter 7: Radical social work: Doing it
Chapter 8: Conclusion
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Dr Jane Fenton is a senior lecturer at the University of Dundee, UK.

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Dr Jane Fenton is a senior lecturer at the University of Dundee, UK.

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