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Feminist theory and strategy in social work

Reynolds, Jill (1993). Feminist theory and strategy in social work. In: Walmsley, Jan; Reynolds, Jill; Shakespeare, Pamela and Woolfe, Ray eds. Health, Welfare and Practice. London: Sage, pp. 74–82.

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Abstract

This article discusses liberal, radical and socialist feminist perspectives and the ways in which they have informed social work strategies. Feminist social work academics tend to stress the breadth of possibilities offered by feminism and the common goals rather than the different purposes.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 1993 The Open University
ISBN: 0-8039-8795-1, 978-0-8039-8795-1
Extra Information: Course reader for Open University course K663 Roles and relationships.
Keywords: feminism; social work; radical feminism; socialist feminism; liberal feminism
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 20088
Depositing User: Jill Reynolds
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2010 11:51
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2011 07:03
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20088
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