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By Siobhan Laird

`This is a thrilling and important ebook. In contemplating the position and significance of cultural competence in specialist perform with various populations, it offers a clean and masses wanted method of social paintings concept and perform' - Kwame Owusu-Bempah, Reader in Psychology, college of Leicester

Anti-Oppressive Social paintings: A advisor for constructing Cultural Competence aims to enhance social paintings education and perform by means of arguing thorough knowing of people's values, social norms and family members preparations are an important to attaining culturally delicate perform. The publication strikes past conventional conceptions of anti-oppressive and anti-racist perform by way of exploring the cultural heritages of a few of the most ethnic minorities residing within the uk, and by way of choosing the numerous varieties that racism can take.

The e-book includes:

"an advent to the context and heritage of ethnic minorities residing 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 fiscal migrants, refugees and asylum seekers

"a diversity of perform examples which inspire scholars and practitioners to spot normal rules which underpin cultural competence.

Critical, but acessible, the e-book opens up chances for extra culturally conscious and more suitable social paintings perform. it is going to be crucial studying 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.

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