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Confronting Injustice and Oppression : Concepts and Strategies for Social Workers - 98 edition

Confronting Injustice and Oppression : Concepts and Strategies for Social Workers (ISBN10: 0231106734; ISBN13: 9780231106733)
ISBN13: 978-0231106733
ISBN10: 0231106734

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ISBN13: 978-0231106726
ISBN10: 0231106726

Summary: How can injustice and oppression be overcome and prevented, regardless of who the victims are? What are the meanings, sources, and dynamics of these dehumanizing conditions? David Gil brings to these questions a lifetime of experience in social action and in social work practice and education. Writing for human services professionals, students, and activists, he sounds the call to embrace the core values of radical social work: equality, liberty, cooperation, and aff
irmation of community in pursuit of individual and social development. Gil identifies violence, unemployment, racism, and poverty as the chief injustices in society, and outlines the steps that must be taken in order to confront and abolish these through education and activism.
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Summary: How can injustice and oppression be overcome and prevented, regardless of who the victims are? What are the meanings, sources, and dynamics of these dehumanizing conditions? David Gil brings to these questions a lifetime of experience in social action and in social work practice and education. Writing for human services professionals, students, and activists, he sounds the call to embrace the core values of radical social work: equality, liberty, cooperation, and affirmation of community in pursuit of individual and social development. Gil identifies violence, unemployment, racism, and poverty as the chief injustices in society, and outlines the steps that must be taken in order to confront and abolish these through education and activism. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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