3 edition of Doing feminist social work found in the catalog.
Doing feminist social work
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Studies in sexual politics -- no. 21|
|Contributions||University of Manchester. Dept. of Sociology.|
|LC Classifications||Z7164.C4 W54 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 72 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
The materials analyzed in this book demonstrate that social research has many feminist voices. Clearly, there is no single "feminist way" to do research. There is little "methodological elitism" or definition of " methodological correctness" in feminist research. Rather there is a lot of individual creativity and variety. The State of Feminist Social Work challenges the limitations of this perspective. Tracing key ideas in feminist social work from the s through to the present day, and using data from interviews with female social workers, this book draws out tensions between the literature and the actual experience of female social workers. In doing so, it.
The Handbook of Feminist Family Studies demonstrates how feminist contributions to family science advance our understanding of relationships among individuals, families, and communities. Bringing together some of the most well-respected scholars in the field, the editors showcase feminist family scholarship, creating a scholarly forum for interpretation and dissemination of feminist work. LIVING A FEMINIST LIFE. In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at ng on legacies of feminist of color scholarship in particular, Ahmed offers a poetic and personal meditation on how feminists become estranged from worlds they critique—often by .
Feminist 1. Feminist Theory By: Melanie Lord, AnthonyGreiter & Zuflo Tursunovic 2. Feminism• Belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.• The movement organized around this belief. 3. Feminism• Feminist Theory is an outgrowth of the general movement to empower women worldwide.•. Doing Cafe, a feminist cafe in Seoul, opened a year ago in March. In that time, o people have passed through — most of them women in their 20s and 30s. It's the first place like it in.
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"A splendid book which provides a clear and careful guide to doing and evaluating feminist research and highlights its crucially transformative role in the social sciences. It should be required reading not just for every social science - and of course feminist - methods course but for all researchers, reviewers and gatekeepers too."Cited by: Feminist social work purports to address these issues by placing I explore its tenets in this book.
In doing so, I question the relegation of feminism into the annals of history and consider its useful-ness in a social work practice that is embedded within a (de)industrialising and globalising planet.
Doing feminist social work book The current scene has diverged. However, this linear organization has enabled us to help you meet the expectations of an academic audience using the tools of feminists who work within political and social science disciplines.
We have shown that you can challenge many of the ontological and epistemological underpinnings of these disciplines by doing rigorous feminist research. In doing so, it: highlights the significance for feminists of social work's location in the state enables the experiences of women social workers to be explored and placed within their structural context opens up the possibility of diverse identities, identifications and stances amongst women social workers critically examines the current state.
Get this from a library. Doing feminist research in political and social science. [Brooke A Ackerly] -- "Guiding students step-by-step through the research process while simultaneously introducing a range of debates, challenges and tools that feminist scholars.
The contributors conclude that direct work with men is a legitimate feminist activity; that it is one important strand of a broader strategy whose ultimate goal is the empowerment of women. This book will be valuable reading for all students of social work and applied social science as well as social work practitioners and managers.
Feminist theory is a challenging and often deeply divided body of thought that raises issues which affect us all. In this, her third edition of the highly successful Feminist Political Theory, Valerie Bryson provides both a wide-ranging history of Western feminist thought, from medieval times to the present day, and a lucid analysis of contemporary feminist politics and debates.
Principles of Feminist Social Work Practice Whilst there is a great deal of diversity in feminism and feminist approaches to social work / welfare, there are some principles which are common to many forms of feminism and which writers in this area have suggested are consistent with a feminist approach to practice, both individually and.
A new cookbook, “Rage Baking,” builds on a phrase popularized by Tangerine Jones, a black home baker in Brooklyn, but she wasn’t included in the book. Feminism is a complex set of ideologies and theories, that at its core seeks to achieve equal social, political, and economic rights for women and sm refers to a diverse variety of beliefs, ideas, movements, and agendas for action.
It refers to any actions, especially organized, that promote changes in society to end patterns that have disadvantaged. Drawing together key contemporary thinking about feminism and its place in social work, this international collection looks at both core curriculum areas taught in social work programs and a wide range of practice fields that involve key challenges and opportunities for future feminist social work.
This book is suitable for all social work. There are better ways of doing social justice work. By Loretta Ross Ms. Ross, an expert on women’s issues, racism and human rights.
While only the first chapter deals with the inputs of feminism within social and political sciences, the rest of the book is a wonderful guide through the whole research process.
It is basically a text book for aspiring scholars who want to apply feminist research ethics within their work/5(3). Feminist theory has been described as a type of postmodern philosophy although for feminists, social criticism supersedes interest in philosophy. Postmodernism is an epistemology, that is, a theory of knowledge and understanding, defined initially by French philosophers.
Where social work theory or research does think about gender, we see the influence of feminist and/or sociological theories. Orme’s book, Gender and Community Care, argues that the “gender politics of social work has to include the relationship between the helper and those who require help, and between the individual and the state” (Orme, 14).
Feminism. Professor Viviene Cree. Feminism has been a central part of my life and work. As a social worker, I worked for many years with women and girls, and set up (with colleagues) girls' and women's projects in Muirhouse and Westerhailes, two large council housing estates on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Feminist theories of social work have been criticised in recent years for treating women as a uniform category and displaying insufficient sensitivity to the complex ways in which other social divisions (those of race, age, disability, etc.) impact on gender relations.
Introduction. Theoretically, the term “doing gender” first appeared in Harold Garfinkel’s case study of the intersexual Agnes inas an appendix to Garfinkel (cited under General Overview).The term was then discussed in Kessler and McKenna (cited under General Overview).The authors drew from Erving Goffman’s social constructionist.
The State of Feminist Social Work challenges the limitations of this perspective. Tracing key ideas in feminist social work from the s through to the present day, and using data from interviews with female social workers, this book draws out tensions between the literature and the actual experience of female social workers.
In doing so, it. Description. Feminist Perspectives on Social Work Practice is a contemporary look at the issues across a wide spectrum, beyond just equal pay for equal work and reproductive rights, with which women struggle on a daily Trump administration's call to roll back the progress that women have made over the decades in terms of social welfare benefits, reproductive rights.
and the literature published in the general public and the social work sectors (Lazzari, Colarossi & Collins, ). Limited effort has been made by social workers to incorporate feminist perspectives into social work practice (Collins, ), despite Barretti’s () argument that feminism and social work seem to have a “natural”.Explores the possibilities of doing feminist work across cultural divides without ignoring differences or falling into cultural relativism.
The essays in this volume propose transnational feminist reading and writing practices that counter the "scattered hegemonies" of postmodernism, neo- and postcolonialisms, and feminism. The authors gathered here bring the issues of. Kalima DeSuze’s Black Feminist Reading List Is the Resource We Need Right Now who works both as an academic at the Silberman School of Social Work, “When I have an opportunity to.