The Body Politics of Glocal Social Work Essays on the Post-Anthropocentric Condition
Using Art for Social Transformation International Perspective for Social Workers, Community Workers and Art Therapists
Revitalising Critical Reflection in Contemporary Social Work Research, Practice and Education
Social Work and Human Services Responsibilities in a Time of Climate Change Country, Community and Complexity
Social Work, Young Migrants and the Act of Listening Becoming an Unaccompanied Child
Rights-Based Community Practice and Academic Activism in a Turbulent World Putting Theory into Practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan
By Mona B. Livholts
December 30, 2022
This book shapes a situated body politics to re-think, re-write and de-colonise social work as a post-anthropocentric discipline headed towards glocalization, where human and non-human embodiments and agencies are entangled in glocal environmental worlds. It critically and creatively examines how ...
By Eltje Bos, Ephrat Huss
December 16, 2022
Social arts are manifold and are initiated by multiple actors, spaces, and direction from many directions and intentions, but generally aim to generate personal, familial, group, community or general social transformation which can maintain and enhance personal and community resilience, ...
By Christian Franklin Svensson, Pia Ringø
December 09, 2022
Globally, social work faces increasingly complex cultural, political, economic, legal, organisational, technological and professional conditions. Critically reflecting on the subject, this book heightens critical consciousness among social work researchers, educators, practitioners and students ...
By Masoud Kamali
November 24, 2022
This book shows how social work can be an active agent for promoting revolutionary changes in order to counter the global neoliberal market fundamentalism which is destroying our planet and reinforcing socioeconomic inequalities, political instability, antidemocratic political ideologies and ...
By Amanda Howard, Margot Rawsthorne, Pam Joseph, Mareese Terare, Dara Sampson, Meaghan Katrak-Harris
November 11, 2022
This book provides an accessible, research informed text for students, social workers and other social service workers and community development workers focused on practically linking climate change to social justice. The book is designed for: • Those who want to embed an understanding of climate ...
By Devendraraj Madhanagopal, Bala Raju Nikku
October 14, 2022
This book argues that climate justice is an urgent and defining global challenge with long-term implications for poverty reduction, livelihoods, community well-being, and sustainable development. It provides a thorough overview of both fundamental and new directions of knowledge and policy ...
By Davis Kiima
September 26, 2022
This book explores how social workers incorporate issues of culture when evaluating the parenting competence of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) parents and highlights the gap in how social workers assess safe parenting in BAME families. Drawing on a study that combined a phenomenological ...
By Mark Smith
September 09, 2022
This book provides rich insights into the pre and post care experiences of boys who were pupils in a residential school where the author worked over the course of the 1980s. It describes the boys’ trajectories through life, as well as detailing the rhythms, rituals, routines, and relationships that...
By Marcus Herz, Philip Lalander
August 29, 2022
This book is about 20 young unaccompanied refugees who have sought refuge in Europe and how they experience and try to navigate their new situations, including their contacts with social workers, friends and family members left behind. The book contains stories of powerlessness and frustration from...
By Vivienne Bozalek, Bob Pease
August 01, 2022
This book seeks to trouble taken-for-granted assumptions of anthropocentrism and humanism in social work - those which perpetuate human privilege and human exceptionalism. The edited collection provides a different imaginary for social work by introducing ways of thinking otherwise that ...
By Jim Torczyner
August 01, 2022
Drawing on a theoretical model of coexistence premised on universality, reciprocity and inclusion, this book focusses on the development of academic social work programs and cross-border partnerships to promote social justice and peace in Israel, Palestine, and Jordan. Using the model of ...
By Ronnie Egan, Nicole Hill, Wendy Rollins
May 30, 2022
This book collates and analyses the current research, debates, opportunities and practices in social work field education into one volume and contextualises this material within the broader context of social work. Current concerns about risk and uncertainty in field education are explored from ...