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Women and social work

Jalna Hanmer

Women and social work

towards a woman-centred practice

by Jalna Hanmer

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social work with women -- Great Britain.,
  • Women social workers -- Great Britain.,
  • Sexism -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJalna Hanmer and Daphne Statham.
    SeriesPractical social work
    ContributionsStatham, Daphne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1448.G7 H36 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20731725M
    ISBN 100333699637

    Hanmer and Statham’s text, Women and Social Work, for example, develops what they term a “woman-centred practice,” and makes the case that, since women are the majority of social workers and service users, a commonality of gendered experience, along the lines of “being female, their relationships with men, children, living within the family, employment and working conditions” (Hanmer and Statham, Cited by: Books related to the diverse subject of Social Work. Ranging from child abuse to alcoholism to poverty and more. As well as books related to Human Services, the multitude of outlets created to help those in need such as the social welfare system, child protective services, counselors, mental health services, educators and more.

    Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being. Social functioning refers to the way in which people perform their social roles, and the structural institutions that are provided to sustain them. Books shelved as social-work-must-reads: Realworld Evaluation: Working Under Budget, Time, Data, and Political Constraints by Michael J. Bamberger, Becom.

    Potential roles for a social worker to work with women in need include: Broker Advocate Case Manager Educator Facilitator Organizer Mediator Lobbyist.   First published in , this pioneering work traces the transformation of "women's work" into wage labor in the United States, identifying the social, economic, and ideological forces that have shaped our expectations of what women do.


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