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Radical social work today : social work at the crossroads

Author: Michael Lavalette
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2011.
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To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the seminal text Radical Social Work (1975), this volume has been compiled to explore the radical tradition within social work and assess its legacy, relevance  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lavalette
ISBN: 9781847428172 9781847428196 1847428193 1847428177
OCLC Number: 1154854738
Description: xi, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Case con and radical social work in the 1970s: the impatient revolutionaries / Jeremy Weinstein --
The best and worst of times: reflections on the impact of radicalism on British social work education in the 1970s / Chris Jones --
Social work and women's oppression today / Laura Penketh --
The jester's joke / Charlotte Williams --
LGBT oppression, sexualities and radical social work today / Laura Miles --
Radical social work and service users: a crucial connection / Peter Beresford --
Why class (still) matters / Iain Ferguson --
International social work or social work internationalism? Radical social work in global perspective / Michael Lavalette and Vasilios Ioakimidis --
Rediscovering radicalism and humanity in social work / Mary Langan --
Re-gilding the ghetto: community work and community development in 21st-century Britain / Sarah Banks --
Resisting the EasyCare model: building a more radical, community-based, anti-authoritarian social work for the future / Mark Baldwin.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Lavalette.


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