`This is an exhilarating and beneficial booklet. In contemplating the function and significance of cultural competence in specialist perform with varied populations, it offers a clean and masses wanted method of social paintings idea and perform' - Kwame Owusu-Bempah, Reader in Psychology, collage of Leicester
Anti-Oppressive Social paintings: A consultant for constructing Cultural Competence
aims to enhance social paintings education and perform through arguing thorough realizing of people's values, social norms and family members preparations are an important to reaching culturally delicate perform. The ebook strikes past conventional conceptions of anti-oppressive and anti-racist perform via exploring the cultural heritages of a few of the most ethnic minorities dwelling within the uk, and by means of picking out the various varieties that racism can take.
The publication includes:
"an advent to the context and heritage of ethnic minorities dwelling in Britain
"a dialogue of the character of racism
"individual chapters on: groups with roots in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Caribbean, and China.
" a separate bankruptcy on financial migrants, refugees and asylum seekers
"a variety of perform examples which motivate scholars and practitioners to spot normal ideas which underpin cultural competence.
Critical, but acessible, the publication opens up chances for extra culturally acutely aware and more desirable social paintings perform. will probably be crucial interpreting for all these education to turn into social employees in addition to practitioners wishing to have interaction with clean views on anti-oppressive practice.
Siobhan Laird is a lecturer in social paintings on the collage of Sheffield. She has formerly labored in perform and educational roles in Northern eire and Ghana.