ERIC Number: EJ482961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Frames of Reference: The Effects of Ethnocentric Map Projections on Professional Practice.
Castex, Graciela M.
Social Work, v38 n6 p685-93 Nov 1993
Notes that maps that have helped form worldviews of social workers and clients reflect ethnocentric biases that reinforce historic patterns of world dominance. Discusses ways for practitioners to recognize this subtle source of ethnocentric bias, which may affect their work with clients. Notes that understanding of these biases illuminates concepts in theory of practice. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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