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Anti-Oppressive Social Work: A Guide for Developing Cultural Competence aims to improve social work training and practice by arguing that a thorough understanding of people's values, social norms, and family arrangements are crucial to achieving culturally sensitive practice. The book moves beyond traditional conceptions of anti-oppressive and anti-racist practice by exploring the cultural heritages of some of the main ethnic minorities living in the United Kingdom, and by identifying the many forms that racism can take.
- Provides an introduction to the context and history of ethnic minorities living in Britain
- Discusses the nature of racism
- Includes individual chapters on: communities with roots in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Caribbean, and China
- Offers a separate chapter on economic migrants, refugees and asylum seekers
- Presents a range of practice examples which encourage ...