Social justice and social work : rediscovering a core value of the profession (Book, 2014) [Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania]
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Social justice and social work : rediscovering a core value of the profession

Author: Michael J Austin
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publication, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Edited by a leader in the field this book presents and ties social justice to the core values of social work across the curriculum. It presents the history and philosophy that supports social justice  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Austin
ISBN: 9781452274201 1452274207
OCLC Number: 813525606
Description: xviii, 394 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: About the editor --
List of contributors --
Preface --
Searching for the meaning of social justice / Michael Austin, Christina Branom, Bryn King --
The humanities perspectives : the moral imperative : shouldn't we do something? --
The influence of western philosophy on definitions of social justice / Richard Smith --
Legal theories of social justice / Jennifer Price Wolf --
Literary theories and social justice / Sam Fitzgerald --
Historical perspectives on social justice / Sarah Accomazzo --
Social justice and religion / Sarah Accomazzo, Megan Moore and Siroj Sirojudin --
Social justice from a humanities perspective : a synthesis to inform practice / Bryn King and Michael Austin --
The social science perspectives : social empathy : what do we need to understand? --
Social psychological perspectives on morality and social justice / Christina Branom --
Social justice and anthropology : from observation to activism / Leah A. Jacobs --
Perspectives of social justice in sociology / Christina Branom --
Social justice and the politics of children's rights / Kelly Whitaker --
Social justice in political thought : examining the rights of parents / Wendy Wiegmann --
Economic theories of social justice / Anupama Jacob --
Theories of organizational justice : interdisciplinary social science perspectives / Hyun Soo Kwon --
Interdisciplinary social science perspectives : key concepts to inform practice / Jasmin Serim --
Social injustice outside and inside human service organizations --
Outside human service organizations --
Predatory lending / Mary E.A. Caplan --
The injustices of intimate partner violence / Katherine Ray --
Social injustices experienced by children of incarcerated parents / Jenny Ventura --
The social injustices experienced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community / Elizabeth White --
Inside human service organizations --
Procedural injustices in child welfare / Wendy Wiegmann --
Elder mistreatment: a social justice perspective / Amanda Lehning --
Social justice and the injustices experienced by people with mental health disabilities / Juliene Schrick --
Embedding social justice in social work practice --
Client voice and expertise in promoting social justice / Jasmin Serim --
Social justice and the role of nonprofit human service organizations in amplifying client voice / Kelly LeRoux --
Educating social work students about social justice practice / Beth Glover Reed and Amanda Lehning --
Social justice for active citizenship / Rhonda Williams --
Incorporating social justice principles into social work practice / Jaclyn Grant and Michael Austin --
Finding the courage of one's convictions : reflections on a lifetime of social work practice / Brian Cahill with the assistance of Michael J. Austin --
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Austin, University of California, Berkeley.
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