Empowering Women of Color

Lorraine M. Gutiérrez and Edith A. Lewis

Columbia University Press

Empowering Women of Color

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Pub Date: June 1999

ISBN: 9780231101172

256 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $36.00£28.00

Empowering Women of Color

Lorraine M. Gutiérrez and Edith A. Lewis

Columbia University Press

Preface
Part 1: The Empowerment Approach to Practice
1. Empowerment: A Model for Practice
2. Empowerment Techniques: Engagement and Assessment
3. Empowerment Techniques: Practice with Individuals
4. Empowerment Techniques: Practice with Families
5. Empowerment Techniques: Practice with Groups
6. Bringing an Empowerment Perspective into Organizational Practice
7. Empowerment Techniques: Practice with Communities
8. Endings: Evaluation and Termination
Part 2: Understanding Women of Color
9. The Sharing of Power: Empowerment with Native American Women, by Christine T. Lowery
10. Staying the Path: Lessons about Health and Resistance from Women of the African Diaspora in the United States, by Edith Lewis
11. Empowerment with Latinas, by Lorraine Gutirrez and Zulema Suarez
12. Empowerment: Asian-American Women's Perspectives, by Gwat-Yong Lie
13. Empowering Lesbian and Bisexual Women of Color: Overcoming Three Forms of Oppression, by Larry Icard, Teresa Jones, and Stephanie Wahab
References
Index

About the Author

Lorraine Gutiérrez is an associate professor with the School of Social Work and Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan.

Edith Lewis is an associate professor of social work and women's studies at the University of Michigan.