Race, Racism and Social Work

Race, Racism and Social Work

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This volume contends that British social work education has not fully acknowledged the evolution of structural and institutionalized racism in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. Tracing the ways in which racism toward Britain's ethnic minority groups has changed, the contributorsa€”many of them key practitioners in the fielda€”argue that social work training should fully integrate anti-racist practices that reflect contemporary realities. In doing so, they assert the importance of social work in addressing racism toward groups including Eastern European migrants, Roma people, and asylum seekers.Contemporary Issues and Debates Michael Lavalette, Laura Penketh ... In relation to antisemitism itself, 23% of the sample had witnessed some form of antisemitic incident over the previous year. ... The results paint a complex picture and ... In its latest Antisemitic Incidents Report (CST 2010), 586 antisemitic incidents were reported to the organisation The majority involved incidents of abusive behaviouranbsp;...

Title:Race, Racism and Social Work
Author:Michael Lavalette, Laura Penketh
Publisher:Policy Press - 2014-02-15


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