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anti-oppresive social work

I shall discuss gender as an inequality. I am mindful that there are no hierarchies of anti-oppressive practice and that the issues of ‘race’, class, sexuality, disability and age bear equal importance, but as I have discussed in previous essays, whilst each oppressed group is distinct, the issues can be transposed from one area to another. Gender, in this case, simply provides a tool for analysis. I drew upon anti-oppressive practice, with particular relevance to gender and ‘race’, in order to inform a discussion that is relevant for youth and community workers in practice today. In examining these crucial issues
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This essay attempts to define the concept of anti oppressive practice.
I have tried to illustrate through both personal dealings, as a supervisor of a multi care agency, and, factual information how the asylum seekers within the St Helens community have suffered oppression at the hands of both the other existing communities they are expected to co exi...

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