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Author Schiele, Jerome H.

Title Human services and the Afrocentric paradigm / Jerome H. Schiele.

Imprint New York : Haworth Press, ©2000.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.84 S332H    Check Shelf
Description xix, 313 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Haworth social work practice in action
Haworth social work practice.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-294) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The Afrocentric worldview -- The evolution of Black social work and its pitfalls -- Oppression and spiritual alienation -- Youth violence and the Afrocentric paradigm -- Substance abuse and the Afrocentric paradigm -- The Afrocentric paradigm and social welfare philosophy, ideology, and policy -- The Afrocentric framework of social welfare policy analysis -- The Afrocentric paradigm and human service organizations -- Social work research and the Afrocentric paradigm -- Conclusion: threats to the survival and continuation of the Afrocentric paradigm.
Summary "Human Services and the Afrocentric Paradigm provides you with a concrete application of how the Afrocentric model can be employed in human services to assist African-American clients and people of all races and ethnicities." "Human Services and the Afrocentric Paradigm helps you understand, solve, and prevent problems that are confronted by several races, especially individuals of African descent. This book will assist you in making a positive difference in the lives of your multiracial clients."--Jacket.
Subject Social work with African Americans.
Social service and race relations -- United States.
Human services -- United States -- Philosophy.
Afrocentrism -- United States.
Service social aux Noirs américains.
Service social et relations raciales -- États-Unis.
Services sociaux -- États-Unis -- Philosophie.
Afro-centrisme -- États-Unis.
Afrocentrism. (OCoLC)fst00800053
Human services -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst00963402
Social service and race relations. (OCoLC)fst01123303
Social work with African Americans. (OCoLC)fst01123482
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Other Form: Online version: Schiele, Jerome H. Human services and the Afrocentric paradigm. New York : Haworth Press, ©2000 (OCoLC)606409752
Online version: Schiele, Jerome H. Human services and the Afrocentric paradigm. New York : Haworth Press, ©2000 (OCoLC)626668994
ISBN 0789005654 (hard)
9780789005656 (hard)
0789005662 (pbk.)
9780789005663 (pbk.)
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