Advocacy Practice for Social Justice (Paperback)

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Since the publication of its first edition in 2005, Advocacy Practice for Social Justice has served as a clear, comprehensive, and practical resource for social work courses in advocacy, community practice, and macro practice. Now in its fourth edition, this text provides extensive information
on the value base for advocacy; an examination of why people get involved in advocacy; and step-by-step instructions for social workers and others who want to impact laws, regulations, and policies at any level. Bearing in mind the National Association of Social Workers' Code of Ethics' requirements
to advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations, readers learn that advocacy is a problem-solving technique similar to that used in social work practice of all types. The book moves through the stages of advocacy: getting involved; understanding the issue; planning; advocating through education,
persuasion, and negotiation; presenting information effectively; monitoring and evaluating results; and integrating advocacy into a social worker's everyday practice. The fourth edition's inclusion of new topics and solid foundation in social work values make it a must-read as social work students
and practitioners work diligently to maintain the profession's focus on successful advocacy for social justice.

About the Author


Richard Hoefer, PhD, MA, MSSW, is Roy E. Dulak Professor for Community Practice Research at the University of Texas at Arlington's School of Social Work, where students have twice voted him to receive the Fernando G. Torgerson Teaching Award. He has authored, co-authored, and edited 10 books andmore than 80 journal articles and conference papers. He is also a frequent conference keynoter on the topics of advocacy, social policy, and persuasiveness. He was the founding and only editor of?The Journal of Policy Practice, which was published for 17 years. Beginning with its inaugural issue in2020, he will be the founding editor of the new Journal of Policy Practice and Research.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780190916572
ISBN-10: 0190916575
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: March 11th, 2019
Pages: 264
Language: English