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Michael Lavalette and Laura Penketh

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781447307082

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447307082.001.0001

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Rethinking anti-racist social work in a neoliberal age

Rethinking anti-racist social work in a neoliberal age

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(p.17) One Rethinking anti-racist social work in a neoliberal age
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Race, Racism and Social Work
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Gurnam Singh

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447307082.003.0002

This chapter looks back at the development of anti-racist social work and traces the intellectual journey that it has been through over the last 20 years. PCF domain 8 requires social workers to be aware of the changing contexts within which social work takes place and social work and social care organizations operate and function. The chapter looks at the recent history of anti-racist social work and ‘sets the scene’ for many of the debates that follow and argues that need to re-think understandings’ of anti-racism need too the rethought in the context of shifting politics and race, difference and diversity.

Keywords:   neo-liberalism, anti-racist social work, institutional racism, diversity, ‘race’, PCF domain 8

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