My purpose in this paper is to develop a rationale for, and to suggest approaches to, the conscious integration of a political component into professional practice. Involved in this is a re-definition or re-conceptualization of professional roles in the human services as potentially powerful means of a radical, revolutionary political strategy. The overall aim of such a political strategy is to eliminate the systemic sources and dynamics of social, economic, and political inequalities - in my view, the major underlying causes of the entire array of social problems with which the human services profess to be concerned.
Gil, David G.
"Praxis in the Human Services as a Political Act,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 3
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol3/iss4/9