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Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice

Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice

January 2021 | 248 pages | Learning Matters
Grounded in principles and values of fairness and equality, anti-oppressive practice (AOP) lies at the heart of social work and social work education. This book will equip your students with the tools and knowledge to address the concepts of diversity, oppression, power and powerless, and practice in ethically appropriate ways for contemporary social work practice.

Part One: Theories and Concepts
Chapter 1: Understanding Oppression
Chapter 2: Valuing Diversity
Chapter 3: Power and Powerlessness
Chapter 4: Models of Anti-Oppressive Practice
Chapter 5: Social Justice
Part Two: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Individuals, Groups and Communities
Chapter 6: Gender
Chapter 7: Age
Chapter 8: Race
Chapter 9: Ethnicity
Chapter 10: Disability
Chapter 11: Faith and Religion
Chapter 12: Refugees and People Seeking Asylum
Part Three: Developing Anti-Oppressive Practice Through Learning
Chapter 13: Anti-oppression in Practice Learning
Chapter 14: Multi-Agency and Interprofessional Practice
Chapter 15: Anti-oppressive Practice Beyond Qualification

Essential reading for our Social Work Students

Mrs Samantha Dean
Health, Care and Early Years, Yeovil College
September 13, 2022

Excellent overview of AOP

Mrs Tabitha King
Accounting, Heart of Worcestershire College
May 6, 2022

These are real easy and accessible books - nice and clear and easy-to-use

Mrs Toni Benaton
Health and Social Care at Derby, Derby University
January 26, 2022

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Chapter 6: Gender

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