Published in Poland, this book engenders a welcome and thought-provoking debate on participatory social work and participatory research methods, using examples of practice from Poland, India, Italy and the UK. At a time of huge political uncertainty across the globe, it is refreshing to note the centrality of emancipatory practice as a core theme throughout this publication using a range of practice examples, including working with people living in poverty, participatory responses to homelessness, co-production and the use of creative methods to explore social pedagogy. This is captured through a range of international and intercultural contexts, and with a strong emphasis on social justice.
Mcelroy, M. (2020). Participatory Social Work: Research, Practice, Education Mariusz Granosik, Anita Gulczynska, Malgorzata Kostrzynska and Brian Littlechild (eds) Kraków, Jagiellonian University Press, 2019, pp. XIV + 360, ISBN 978 83 233 4599 2 (pb). The British Journal of Social Work, 50(3), 982-983. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa017