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Author Lee, Judith A. B.

Title The empowerment approach to social work practice : building the beloved community / Judith A.B. Lee.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.32 L478E    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xvii, 517 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-470) and indexes.
Contents Dreaming Justice and the Beloved Community in the Twenty-First Century -- The Empowerment Approach: A Conceptual Framework -- Empowerment Method: The How-To -- Establishing Multifocal Vision: The History of Oppression -- Establishing Multifocal Vision: The Ecological Perspective and Coping -- Multifocal Vision: Developing Ethclass, Feminist, Cultural, Global, and Critical Perspectives--One Clear Lens, Many Foci -- Making Beginnings in Individual and Family Empowerment: Processes and Practice Skills -- Assessment for Empowerment: Content and Process -- Working on Problems Together: The Empowerment of Individuals and Families -- Empowering Special Populations -- The Empowerment Group Approach -- Empowerment Groups: Working Together Toward Empowerment -- Community and Political Empowerment Practice -- Empowerment in Global Perspective: Social and Economic Justice for All.
Summary Demonstrates how social workers can use an empowerment approach when dealing with those who have experienced oppression by virtue of poverty, colour, gender, sex or race. The reader is shown how the oppressed can learn to attain goals both individually and within the wider social environment.
Subject Social service -- United States.
Social service. (OCoLC)fst01123192
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Social service -- Förenta staterna.
ISBN 0231115482 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780231115483 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231116490 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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