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Diversity and Social Work in Canada

edited by Alean Al-Krenawi; John R. Graham & Nazim Habibov

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Diversity and Social Work in Canada explores the question of how the social work profession can effectively address growing diversity among Canadians today. In this contributed volume, twenty-six academic experts offer cutting-edge insight into such essential topic as cultural competence, anti-oppression, experiential phenomenological approaches to identity, intersectionality of multiple forms of diversity, and localization of social work practice. Combining theoretical coverage with practical examples, Diversity and Social Work in Canada gives students and practitioners the foundation they need to develop effective skills and strategies for working with diverse individuals and groups.

About the Authors

Alean Al-Krenawi

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John R. Graham, PhD, is a professor of social work at the university of Calgary, and between 2003 and 2013 he was the Murray Fraser Professor of Community Economic Development. Dr. Graham has published extensively in international development, Canadian social policy, social welfare history, spirituality and social work, multicultural social work, qualitative research, and homelessness.
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John R. Graham, PhD, is a professor of social work at the university of Calgary, and between 2003 and 2013 he was the Murray Fraser Professor of Community Economic Development. Dr. Graham has published extensively in international development, Canadian social policy, social welfare history, spirituality and social work, multicultural social work, qualitative research, and homelessness.
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Alean Al-Krenawi is president of Achva Academic College and professor in the Spitzer Department of Social Work at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Formerly dean and professor in the School of Social Work at Memorial University, Canada, his research interests include multiculturalism, mental health, and social work with indigenous populations, political violence, and polygamy. Dr. Al-Krenawi is an international authority in his areas of research, and he has been invited to lecture at academic institutions and conferences around the globe. His writing has been recognized as being among the top 50 most frequently cited in Social Work in the English-speaking world (2000-2010). He has also conducted studies in Canada, Israel, and many countries in the Middle East. He has written and edited books for Sprinters Press, University Press of America, Whiting and Birch, and Nova Press, and is co-editor of OUP Canada's Multicultural Social Work in Canada (2003).

John R. Graham is director and professor in the School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University. From 2003 to 2013, he was the Murray Fraser professor of Community Economic Development at the University of Calgary. He has published extensively on international social work, multicultural social work, and social policy. His writing has been recognized as being among the top 50 most frequently cited in Social Work in the English-speaking world (2000-2010). He is co-editor of OUP Canada's Multicultural Social Work in Canada (2003).

Nazim Habibov is associate professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Windsor. In 2013, he was recognized for excellence in research as emerging scholar/researcher by the university. He has published extensively on social and health policies as well as poverty and inequality in the context of developed and developing countries.

Editorial Reviews

"This is the only book that combines four important elements in one text: Canadian content; an anti-oppressive stance; specific practice approaches; and multiple forms of diversity." --Jim R. Vanderwoerd, Redeemer University College


"The authors featured in this book have a great reputation in the field, and to see them all together in one book adds to the strength of this book. The subject matter itself is important, and the diversity of the topics covered throughout the chapters is also a strength." --Mandeep Kaur Mucina, Dalhousie University

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