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Published: 01 June 2016

464 Pages | 2 figures; 12 tables

7.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199007066

Bookseller Code (05)

Diversity and Social Work in Canada

Edited by Alean Al-Krenawi, John R. Graham, and Nazim Habibov

  • Unique coverage addresses key Canadian topics such as anti-oppression, anti-racism, Aboriginal issues, spirituality, sexual diversity, gender, disability, and aging in relation to social work practice in this country.
  • Contributed by experts in Canadian social work, giving students access to the most current and in-depth scholarship in the field.
  • Thematically organized into three parts: theoretical approaches to social work, managing diversity within clinical and community settings, and social work with diverse populations.
  • Stand-alone chapters on disability and aging populations highlight the role of social workers and helping professionals in the lives of these individuals. (Chs. 14, 15)
  • Engaging real-world case studies support chapter discussions and encourage students to apply theory to practice and think critically about the everyday challenges of social workers.
  • Helpful pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, and chapter review questions, engages students with chapter content and furthers their understanding of the concepts under discussion.

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