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EAN-139780205787296   EAN-13 barcode 9780205787296
Product NameDiversity, Oppression, And Social Functioning: Person-In-Environment Assessment And Intervention (3rd Edition)
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0205787290
SKUMON0002978398
Price New130.16 US Dollars    (curriencies)
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Height9 inches    (convert)
Length7 inches    (convert)
Weight15.36 ounces    (convert)
AuthorGeorge A. Appleby, Edgar A. Colon, Julia Hamilton
Page Count320
BindingPaperback
Published03/25/2010
FeaturesPerson in Environmental Assessment and Intervention
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Using the “Person-In-Environment” (PIE) theoretical framework, this diversity practice text teaches students how to think about their personal reactions and assumptions about diversity and what constitutes cultural competent “assessment” and “intervention” when working with a broad range of diverse populations.

 

The diverse populations presented in the text are described within an ecological, strengths perspective. The authors’ thesis is that, in order to work effectively with diverse populations, it is necessary to take into consideration the complex dynamics of social functioning and social oppression. The “Person-In-Environment” theoretical framework provides a basis for analysis of the social, economic, and political reality of these diverse populations. The text presents an affirmative practice approach and builds on the available diversity practice literature.

 

This text can be used in diversity practice courses, courses on working with oppressed populations, and other practice courses (such as advanced practice) that focus on diversity issues.

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