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Intersectionality and Social Work

Ann Marie Yamada, Lisa Marie Werkmeister Rozas and Bronwyn Cross-Denny.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6658 words.

Intersectionality refers to the intersection of identities that shape an individual’s standing in society. The combining of identities produces distinct life experiences, in part depending...

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Social Work and Coercion

Tomi Gomory and Daniel Dunleavy.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 12703 words.

Social work is perhaps most distinctive for its clear and outspoken commitment toward improving the well-being of society’s vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, while still emphasizing the...

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