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Social work with Indigenous communities, Linda Briskman

Label
Social work with Indigenous communities
Title
Social work with Indigenous communities
Statement of responsibility
Linda Briskman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Vision of the book is to make social workers more effective practitioners when working with Indigenous people or in Indigenous communities (p. 5); discusses social identity, colonialism, racism; human rights, citizenship; policy history; discusses the practice of social work; child welfare, juvenile justice, family violence; in the chapter "Unfinished social work business" discusses the challenge of constructing a social work practice that adheres to and affirms Indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing (p. 234)
Cataloging source
ANL
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Briskman, Linda
Dewey number
362.994
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Human services
  • Social service
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Social work with Indigenous communities, Linda Briskman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 244-262
Contents
Pt 1: Background and context: Confronting complicity and moving on -- Framing the social work response -- Past, plight and resilience -- Beyond Australia: international perspectives -- Spirituality, ideology, values and ethics -- Pt 2: Practising social work: Redeeming social work -- The organisational domain -- Policies and programs -- Advocacy, activisim and social action -- Research -- Community development -- Pt 3: Child welfare -- Youth -- Family violence -- Health -- Criminal justice -- Pt 4: : Talking points: Contested ground and debates -- Unfinished social work business -- Appendix: International policy on Indigenous peoples
Control code
000041608331
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 277 p.
Isbn
9781862876439
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Social work with Indigenous communities, Linda Briskman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 244-262
Contents
Pt 1: Background and context: Confronting complicity and moving on -- Framing the social work response -- Past, plight and resilience -- Beyond Australia: international perspectives -- Spirituality, ideology, values and ethics -- Pt 2: Practising social work: Redeeming social work -- The organisational domain -- Policies and programs -- Advocacy, activisim and social action -- Research -- Community development -- Pt 3: Child welfare -- Youth -- Family violence -- Health -- Criminal justice -- Pt 4: : Talking points: Contested ground and debates -- Unfinished social work business -- Appendix: International policy on Indigenous peoples
Control code
000041608331
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 277 p.
Isbn
9781862876439
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

Library Locations

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