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SOCW 6002 Changing Lives, Changing Society: Welcome & Course Readings

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SOCW 6002 Course Readings

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Alvarez-Hernandez, L. R., & Choi, Y. J. (2017). Reconceptualizing Culture in Social Work Practice and Education: A Dialectic and Uniqueness Awareness Approach. Journal Of Social Work Education, 53(3), 384-398. doi:10.1080/10437797.2016.1272511

Baskin, A. (2016). Cultural identity. Salem Press Encyclopedia.

Daley, M. R., & Doughty, M. O. (2006). Unethical social work: Comparing licensing and NASW perspectives.NASW perspectives. Arete, 30(2), 36–50.

Faherty, V. E. (2006). Social welfare before the Elizabethan Poor Laws: The early Christian tradition, AD 33 to 313. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 33 (2), 107–122.

Grady, M. D., & Strom-Gottfried, K. (2011). No easy answers: Ethical challenges working with sex offenders. Clinical Social Work Journal, 39(1), 18–27.

James, J., Green, D., Rodriguez, C., & Fong, R. (2008). Addressing disproportionality through undoing racism, leadership development, and community engagement. Child Welfare, 87(2), 279–296.

Krumer-Nevo, M., Monnickendam, M., & Weiss-Gal, I. (2009). Poverty-aware social work practice: A conceptual framework for social work education. Journal of Social Work Education, 45(2), 225–243.

Mantle, G., & Backwith, D. (2010). Poverty and social work. British Journal of Social Work, 40(8), 2380–2397.

O’Brien, M. (2011). Equality and fairness: Linking social justice and social work practice. Journal of Social Work, 11(2), 143–158.

Philip, D., & Reisch, M. (2015). Rethinking social work's interpretation of ‘environmental justice’: From local to global. Social Work Education, 34(5), 471-483.

Pozzuto, R., & Arnd-Caddigan, M. (2008). Social work in the US: Sociohistorical context and contemporary issues. Australian Social Work, 61(1) 57–71.

Reisch, M. (2009). Social workers, unions, and low wage workers: A historical perspective. Journal of Community Practice, 17(1/2), 50–72.

Seipel, M. M., Johnson, J. D., & Walton, E. (2011). Desired characteristics for MSW students and social work employees: Cognitive versus personal attributes.Journal of Social Work Education, 47(3), 445–461.

Spratt, T. (2011). Families with multiple problems: Some challenges in identifying and providing services to those experiencing adversities across the life course. Journal of Social Work, 11(4), 343–357.

Turner, K., & Lehning, A. (2007). Psychological theories of poverty. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 16(1/2), 57–72.


Other Readings

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