SW 504 Week 14

December 5, 2017

This week we will be discussion the use of social and new media as part of anti-oppressive practice for diversity and social justice.

Please read the following for this week:

Sarariano Wong 2012 Ch 15 Creating an oline strategy to enhance effect CO


Desmond Patton–They are Children: How Posts on Social Media Lead to Gang Violence

Wael Ghonim: Social media and civility

Zeynep Tufekci: Online social change

Questions for discussion:

How can we use social media to promote issues of diversity and social justice?

Describe the role that social media can play in effective social work practice and discuss ways in which you have or could imagine you using it?

What are some of the challenges to using social justice and how can we overcome these weaknesses to support diversity and social justice?