Empowerment in Context: Lessons from Hip-Hop Culture for Social Work Practice

@article{Travis2011EmpowermentIC,
  title={Empowerment in Context: Lessons from Hip-Hop Culture for Social Work Practice},
  author={Raphael Travis and Anne C. Deepak},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={203 - 222}
}
  • Raphael Travis, Anne C. Deepak
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work
  • Hip-hop culture can be used as a conduit to enhanced cultural competence and practice skills through the individual and community empowerment framework. This framework is introduced as a tool for direct practice that allows social workers to understand the competing messages within hip-hop culture and how they may impact youths by promoting or inhibiting positive youth development. The individual and community empowerment framework can inform direct practice skills for improved communication… CONTINUE READING
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