Mullaly, B. (2010). Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege.
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Name: Journal of Social Work Education Publisher: Council On Social Work Education Audience: Academic; Professional Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Education; Sociology and social work Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2011 Council On Social Work Education ISSN: 1043-7797
Date: Wntr, 2011 Source Volume: 47 Source Issue: 1
NamedWork: Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege, 2d ed. (Nonfiction work)
Reviewee: Mullaly, B.

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Mullaly, B. (2010). Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. $55.95 (paper).

In the second edition of Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege the author examines the many forms that oppression can take at the personal, cultural, and structural (or institutional) levels. The text outlines the pertinent practices and approaches that social workers can adopt to fight oppression and assist those who have been oppressed. Every chapter has been completely revised in this second edition to include new research and updated resources. Coverage of theory and practical applications in social work situations ensures students can connect theoretical concepts to real life. A new chapter explains the dynamics of privilege and how dominant groups have the power to make a difference in the lives of oppressed citizens and demonstrates how an understanding of privilege can improve social work practice.
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