The Black power movement and American social work

Bell, Joyce Marie, author

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  • Creator Joyce M. Bell
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 235 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780231162609, 023116260X, 9780231538015
  • OCLC ocn863199813


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction: race, resistance, and the civil sphere -- Re-envisioning the Black power movement -- The rise of the Black power professional -- "A nice social tea party": the rocky relationship between social work and Black liberation -- "We stand before you, not as a separatist body": the techni-culture movement to gain voice in the National Federation of Settlements -- "We'll build our own thing": the exit strategy of the National Association of Black Social Workers -- Exit and voice in intra-organizational social movements -- Conclusion: institutionalizing black power
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