GREEN SOCIAL WORK
PROFESSOR LENA DOMINELLI, PROFESSOR IN THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, UK
Co-presented with the Social Policy Research Network in the Faculty of Education and Social Work
Professor Dominelli talks about her book Green Social Work: From Environmental Crises to Environmental Justice, an innovative work that highlights the role of social work in a global neoliberal world and advocates for the social work’s commitment to equality, human rights, indigenous perspectives, social and environmental justice, and the equitable distribution of the earth’s resources.
In her presentation, Professor Dominelli will explore the theory and practice of social workers taking the challenging transformative route, resisting powerful vested interests, including multinational corporations and super-rich individuals engaged in pillaging the earth’s human and physical resources for profit.
Professor Lena Dominelli is Head of Subject (Social and Community and Youth Work) and Professor in the School of Applied Social Sciences as well as a Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing, Durham University. Amongst her many publications Professor Dominelli has single authored 10 books since 2002 and published widely in leading journals and edited books. She is widely viewed as the world’s leading feminist social work scholar and has made an enormous contribution to how social work is viewed across the globe.
MONDAY 14 JULY
6 to 7.30pm
Law School LT 026,
Sydney Law School Annex,
The University of Sydney
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Free event with online registration requested. Please click here for the registration page.
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