This page is a collection of selected scholarly and popular sources to support research and teaching about racism, oppression and social injustice in social work and other social sciences. If you have any recommended resources relevant to social work research to add to this page, please contact me. For additional information, visit the following research guides:
To find research articles and resources on antiracism within the library databases:
Stream films and documentaries available through USC Libraries. Social and Systemic Injustice films and documentaries are available through Kanopy, and Black Thought and Culture is available through Alexander Street Press.
Also check out these other collections through Kanopy:
"Decolonization can be seen as a continuation of social work’s advocacy on social justice and of progressive elements within the profession that challenge hegemonic forms of practice" (Gray, C. (2016). Decolonizing Social Work. In Decolonizing Social Work. Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315576206)
"Social workers need to understand the history and current issues created by colonization to work effectively with people who have been colonized" (Tamburro, A. Including Decolonization in Social Work Education and Practice, Journal of Indigenous Social Development, Volume 2, Issue 1, September 2013)
The podcast episodes below are a selection that touch on issues like racism, violence, oppression, colonialism and living in overlapping margins or race, gender and sexuality.