1. The critical potential of social work; 2. Where in the world are we? The contexts of practice; 3. What can we do? A critical response to social contexts; 4. How did we get here? The history of critical social work; 5. Values and ethics for critical practice; 6. Theories for practice; 7. Social work practice; 8. Diverse voices; 9. Fields of practice; 10. Contemporary and emerging challenges (and opportunities) for social work; 11. Advancing critical social work into the future.
Equips students with a critical perspective and develops their understanding of social work practice.
Christine Morley is Professor of Social Work at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. Phillip Ablett is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Selma Macfarlane is a Lecturer in Social Work at Deakin University, Victoria.