Art Therapy for Social Justice

Art Therapy for Social Justice : Radical Intersections

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Art Therapy for Social Justice seeks to open a conversation about the critical intersection of social change and social justice in private and public art therapy spaces. By moving the practice of art therapy beyond standard individualized treatment models, this informative new resource aims to promote scholarship and dialogue that opens boundaries to envision approaches that are culturally sensitive with a focus on antiracist, feminist, and emancipatory movements. In particular, specific programs are highlighted that have effectively used art-based practices to promote change by drawing attention to social inequities rooted in power, privilege, oppression, and discrimination.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 46 Halftones, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white; 46 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138909068
  • 9781138909069

About Savneet Talwar

Savneet Talwar, PhD, ATR-BC is an Associate Professor and Chair of the graduate art therapy program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Table of contents

Preface. Part 1: Theory. 1 Beyond Multiculturalism: Art therapy Social Justice Practice. 2 Public Therapeutics: Art Therapy as Social Practice. 3 Crafting Spaces: Expanding the Dialogue About Art, Materials and Labor in Art Therapy. Part 2: Praxis. 4 CEW (Creatively Empowered Women) Design Studio: Crafting and Gendered Labor Practices. 5 The Wandering Uterus Project: A DIY Movement for Reproductive Justice. 6 Advocacy and Leadership in Social Justice Art Therapy: Girl/Friends Project. 7 Sandie Yi: Disability and the Arts. 8 Ethics of Practice and Social Justice Art Therapy.
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