Since the publication of its first edition in , Advocacy Practice for Social Justice has served as a clear, comprehensive, and practical resource for social work. Richard Hoefer (MSW University of Kansas, PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) is theRoy E. Dulak Professor for Community Practice Research in the School. Hoefer’s empirically-based, step-by-step approach demonstrates how to integrate advocacy for social justice into everyday social work practice. The book shows.

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Advocacy Practice for Social Justice – Richard Hoefer – Oxford University Press

This item is not yet published. It is available for pre-orders and will ship on hoefee February Since the publication of its first edition inAdvocacy Practice for Social Justice has served as a clear, comprehensive, and practical resource for social work courses in advocacy, community practice, and macro practice.

Now in its fourth edition, this text provides extensive information on the value base for advocacy; an examination of why people get involved in advocacy; and step-by-step instructions for social workers and others who want to impact laws, regulations, and policies at any level. Bearing in mind the National Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics’ requirements to advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations, readers learn that advocacy is a problem-solving technique similar to that used in social work practice of all types.


The book moves through the stages of advocacy: In addition to including extensive updates with new source material, the author practics information on how to handle the dangers of being a social justice advocate in the age of increased partisan divisions, greater numbers of hate groups, and vehement social media harassment. The fourth edition’s inclusion of new topics and solid foundation in social work values makes it a must-read as hoefr work students and practitioners work diligently to maintain the profession’s focus on successful advocacy for social justice.

Getting Involved Chapter 4: Understanding the Issue Chapter 5: Planning in Advocacy Practice Chapter 6: Presenting Your Information Effectively Chapter 8: Electronic Advocacy Chapter 9: Evaluating Advocacy Chapter Ongoing Monitoring Chapter He has authored, co-authored, and edited ten books and over 80 journal articles and conference papers.

He also is a frequent conference keynoter on the topics on advocacy, social policy, and persuasiveness.

Hoefer is the founding editor of The Journal of Policy Practicewhich he has led for the past 16 years. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


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Advocacy Practice for Social Justice, Third Edition

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Explores the current environment of social justice advocacy, challenged by increased political divergence of the American population Features advice on self-care and how to protect yourself and your organization from opposition to social justice advocacy Shares insight on how to set up your relationships with decision makers for maximum-persuasion capability Includes extensive updates with new source material, including recent scholarship and current examples from newspapers and blogs.

Policy Creation and Evaluation Richard Hoefer. Serving the Stigmatized Wesley T.

Church and David W. Invisible Visits Tina K.