By Jane Dalrymple, Beverley Burke
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Lukes’s (1974) influential work on power has been widely used, particularly in its application to practice and policy in community work, social work and social welfare (Rees, 1991). He developed a three-dimensional view of power – the power that you can see and can clearly challenge, the power you can see but have less clear means to challenge and the power that is less visible, because it is so ingrained in cultural norms, and social, political and legal structures. Power has been described as a social concept which can be used to explore the public and private spheres of life (Barker and Roberts, 1992).
The rapid growth of governmental and non-governmental supranational organizations that supplement, supplant and support the activities of the nation-state. (George and Wilding, 2002: 2) The impact of globalization for practitioners is variable. It has been described as both exacerbating social problems and making them more visible – for example, environmental degradation, drug trafficking, legal and illegal immigration (George and Wilding, 2002: 208). Displacements of populations have resulted in concerns being expressed about what global responsibility should be taken in local affairs that are the result of international changes.
This links theories of oppression to the realities of practice. Thompson, N. (2006) Anti-Discriminatory Practice, 4th edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. This is the fourth edition of Thompson’s introductory text. , Pease, B. and Briskman, L. (eds) (2003) Critical Social Work: An Introduction to Theories and Practices. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin. This is an introductory book to critical social work that traces the historical development of critical practice in Part 1, with an exploration of the issues drawing on modernist and postmodern approaches.
Anti-Oppressive Practice: Social Care and the Law by Jane Dalrymple, Beverley Burke