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Author Krumer-Nevo, Michal,
Title Radical hope : poverty-aware practice for social work / Michal Krumer-Nevo.
Imprint Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2020.

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Author Krumer-Nevo, Michal,
Subject Poverty.
Poor -- Services for.
Social service.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 263 pages ): illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary Krumer-Nevo provides a new framework for people working with and for people in poverty: The Poverty-Aware Paradigm. This book details its extensive application across diverse poverty contexts in Israel, links it to diverse facets of social work practice and provides innovative ways of thinking about how social work can address poverty globally.
Contents Introduction -- Personal positioning: social work and the political -- Poverty and the welfare state in Israel -- The development of the PAP in Israel -- Families First: what next? -- Why hope? -- The book -- Notes -- 1. Poverty-aware social work: a paradigmatic proposal -- Introduction -- Why do we need a paradigm? Or, thinking paradigmatically -- The conservative paradigm -- Ontology -- Epistemology -- Axiology -- Practice derived from the conservative paradigm -- The structural paradigm -- Ontology -- Epistemology -- Axiology -- Practice derived from the structural paradigm -- Why do we need a third paradigm? -- The Poverty-Aware Paradigm -- Ontology
Epistemology -- Axiology -- Practice derived from the PAP paradigm -- Notes -- Part I. Transformation -- 2. How to speak critically about poverty -- Introduction -- The first principle is to acknowledge the knowledge of people in poverty, to view people living in poverty as having legitimate and important knowledge -- The second principle is to recognise the pain of people living in poverty -- The third principle is that the material/concrete and the emotional are always interconnected -- The fourth principle is that we have to recognise what poverty is and how it expresses itself in the reduction of real opportunities or real alternatives
The fifth principle is not to accept poverty and to create a practice that stems from opposition to poverty -- The sixth and last principle is that people living in poverty constantly resist poverty -- Notes -- 3. How to write a critical case study -- Introduction -- The first version: case study,i written by Semadar with my comments -- Writing an intervention story critically -- The test of subjectivity -- The test of context -- Semadar's corrected version: an intervention story with the Lev family -- Is it good enough critical writing? -- The third version: Lev family, an intervention story (written by me) -- Implications for practice -- Notes -- 4. How to teach poverty critically
1. Making room for vulnerability, pain, anger and guilt -- 2. Allowing oneself to be an outsider -- 3. Transforming knowledge and attitudes into practice -- 4. Remembering the radical baggage -- 5. Making a change without abusing power -- Note -- 5. Frequently asked questions about poverty and poverty-aware social work -- Some people say that an intervention programme should be based on providing hooks and not fish, because fish provide only a temporary answer whereas hooks provide tools for ongoing change. Is this so? -- -- If only people were willing to work, they would manage to get out of poverty. Right?
ISBN 9781447354925 (electronic bk.)
1447354923 (electronic bk.)
9781447354932 (ePub ebook)
OCLC # 1182456556
Additional Format Print version: Krumer-Nevo, Michal. Radical hope. Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2020 9781447354895 (OCoLC)1173546554

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