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The Body Politics of Glocal Social Work Essays on the Post-Anthropocentric Condition

The Body Politics of Glocal Social Work: Essays on the Post-Anthropocentric Condition

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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 ...

Using Art for Social Transformation International Perspective for Social Workers, Community Workers and Art Therapists

Using Art for Social Transformation: International Perspective for Social Workers, Community Workers and Art Therapists

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Forthcoming

Edited 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, ...

Revitalising Critical Reflection in Contemporary Social Work Research, Practice and Education

Revitalising Critical Reflection in Contemporary Social Work Research, Practice and Education

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Edited 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 ...

Revolutionary Social Work Promoting Systemic Changes

Revolutionary Social Work: Promoting Systemic Changes

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Edited 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 ...

Social Work and Human Services Responsibilities in a Time of Climate Change Country, Community and Complexity

Social Work and Human Services Responsibilities in a Time of Climate Change: Country, Community and Complexity

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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 ...

Social Work and Climate Justice International Perspectives

Social Work and Climate Justice: International Perspectives

1st Edition

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Edited 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 ...

Assessing Culturally Informed Parenting in Social Work

Assessing Culturally Informed Parenting in Social Work

1st Edition

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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 ...

Boys’ Stories of Their Time in a Residential School ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’

Boys’ Stories of Their Time in a Residential School: ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’

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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...

Social Work, Young Migrants and the Act of Listening Becoming an Unaccompanied Child

Social Work, Young Migrants and the Act of Listening: Becoming an Unaccompanied Child

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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...

Post-Anthropocentric Social Work Critical Posthuman and New Materialist Perspectives

Post-Anthropocentric Social Work: Critical Posthuman and New Materialist Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Rights-Based Community Practice and Academic Activism in a Turbulent World Putting Theory into Practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

Rights-Based Community Practice and Academic Activism in a Turbulent World: Putting Theory into Practice in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

1st Edition

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 ...

Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations in Social Work Field Education

Challenges, Opportunities and Innovations in Social Work Field Education

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

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