9781447305026

Critical Social Work With Children and Families: Theory, Context and Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9781447305026

  • ISBN10:

    1447305027

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/15/2013
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

This book traces the changing fortunes of radical and critical social work, examining the theory, context, and application of such approaches. Advancing the notion that critical practices are both necessary and possible in the neoliberal world-despite the challenges critical practices face-it explores new approaches to family and child services, arguing for emancipatory practices that are geared toward meeting immediate needs while still offering a vision of a more just and equal future society. Including case studies, key point summaries, and suggestions for further reading, this is a thorough new resource for students and teachers.

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