Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2010

368 Pages | 5 tables, 5 figures

ISBN: 9780195429701

Bookseller Code (05)

Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege

Second Edition

Bob Mullaly

  • Thoroughly revised. Every chapter has been completely revised in this second edition to include new research and updated resources.
  • Encourages critical thought. New discussion questions draw attention to key concepts and encourage students to look at issues from different points of view.
  • Multidimensional Approach. Extensive coverage of theory and practical applications in social work situations ensures students can connect theoretical concepts to real life.
  • Comprehensive and accessible. Complex issues in critical or anti-oppressive social work are clearly and thoroughly explained with an undergraduate audience in mind.
  • New! Chapter added explaining the dynamics of privilege and how dominant groups have the power to make a difference in the lives of oppressed citizens and demonstrates how an understanding of privilege can improve social work practice.

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