Articles & Readings

Licensed to Ill
Bradford Plumer

Therapy for Liberation: The Paulo Freire Methodology
Dawn Belkin Martinez

Mental Healthcare After Capitalism
Dawn Belkin Martinez

Radical
Psychology

Edil Torres Rivera, Loan T. Phan, Michael T. Garret, Michael D’Andrea

Market Medicine is No Solution
Nicholas Skala

Poor Have Higher Rates of Illness
Laura Ungar

The Soul of Socialism: Connecting With People’s Values
Stephen J. Fortunato Jr.

Venezuela: A People’s Health System
Peter Maybarduk

How the “Washington Consensus” Endangers US National Security
David Sirota

What is Social Medicine?
Matther R. Anderson, Lanny Smith, Victor W. Sidel

World View for Organizers
Paul Saba

The Massachusetts Health Reform Bill: A False Promise of Universal Coverage
Steffie Woolhander and David Himmelstein

US Residents are less healthy, less able to access health care than Canadians
Physicians for a National Health Care


BLHG publications available in print
 
Social Justice in Clinical Practice: A Liberation Health Framework for Social Work Dawn Belkin Martinez & Ann Fleck Henderson
Social Justice in Clinical Practice: A Liberation Health Framework for Social Work

 find at a library: search worldcat | preview online: google
 
Jared Kant
Towards a socially just social work practice: the liberation health model
Critical and Radical Social Work, Volume 3, Number 2, Policy Press, University of Bristol. Available in full-text: Ingenta Connect

 


Books

For those who are just setting out on their journey to liberation health and allied frameworks, please see below for options to help build your library. These books have been specially selected for exemplifying anti-oppressive practices that offer an alternative to the dominant discourse proffered by mainstream social work education.

Pedagogy of the Oppressed Paulo Freire
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
find in a library
Writings for a Liberation Psychology Ignacio Martin Baro
Writings for a Liberation Psychology
find in a library
Pedagogy of Freedom: Ethics, Democracy, and Civic Courage Paulo Freire
Pedagogy of Freedom: Ethics, Democracy, and Civic Courage
find in a library
Radical social work in practice: Making a difference Iain Ferguson & Rona Woodward
Radical Social Work in practice: Making a Difference
preview online (google)
Transformative Family Therapy: Just Families in a Just Society Rhea V Almeida & Lynn Parker
Transformative Family Therapy: Just Families in a Just Society
find in a library

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