The Body Politics of Glocal Social Work: Essays on the Post-Anthropocentric Condition

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This book shapes a situated body politics to re-think, re-write and de-colonise social work as a post-anthropocentric discipline headed towards glocalization, where human and non-human embodiments and agencies are entangled in glocal environmental worlds.
It critically and creatively examines how social work can be theorised, practised and written in renewed ways through dialogical and transdisciplinary practices. This book is composed of eight essayistic spaces, envisioning social work through embodied, glocal and earthly entanglements. By drawing on research-based knowledge, autobiographical notes, stories, poetry, photographs and an art exhibition in social work education, these essays provide readers with analysis and strategies that are useful for research, education and practice as well as life-long learning.
The book constitutes key literature for researchers, educators, practitioners, and activists in sociology, architecture, art and creative writing, feminist and postcolonial studies, human geography and post-anthropocentric philosophy. It offers the readers sustainable ways to re-think and re-write social work towards a glocal-and post-anthropocentric more-than-human worldview.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages168
ISBN (Print)978-1-032-04518-4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-003-19359-3
Publication statusPublished - 2023
MoE publication typeC1 Scientific book

Publication series

NameRoutledge Advances in Social Work

Fields of Science

  • 5145 Social work

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