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Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice has made tremendous progress in reaching out to marginalized groups in urban and rural areas of the country, with social work scholars bringing many of the key concepts ... More

Buddy SystemUnderstanding Male Friendships

Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Geoffrey Greif

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Much has been made of the complex social arrangements that girls and women navigate, but little scholarly or popular attention has focused on what friendship means to men. Drawing on in-depth ... More

Care, community and citizenshipResearch and practice in a changing policy context

Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Susan Balloch and Michael Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This collection focuses on the relationship between social care, community, and citizenship, linking them in a way relevant to both policy and practice. It explores key concepts, policies, issues, ... More

Caring for a LivingMigrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Francesca Degiuli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The world of today is aging and is doing so at a great speed. People are living longer and this represents one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but often an extension of life ... More

Coming of Age the RITE WayYouth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

David Blumenkrantz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book examines the relationship between adolescents’ passage to adulthood and community adaptation, resiliency, and survival. It reviews the literature on initiation and rites of passage along ... More

Community development and civil societyMaking connections in the European context

Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

To what extent are the ideas and practice of community development across Europe similar? This book explores this question with special reference to the UK and Hungary and shows how community ... More

Community development as micropoliticsComparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Through a comparative analysis of American and British community development since 1968, this book aims to examine how key political and policy debates social justice and social welfare and how it ... More

Community Organising Against RacismRace', Ethnicity and Community Development

Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Gary Craig (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book blends theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, ... More

Community Social Work Practice in an Urban ContextThe Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice based on a capacity enhancement model offers tremendous potential for unifying communities consisting of groups from very different cultural backgrounds, and in the ... More

Community Treatment for YouthEvidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Barbara J. Burns and Kimberly Hoagwood (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This book presents innovative interventions for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. The book is designed to fill a gap between the knowledge base and clinical practice through its ... More

Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

The growth of the criminal justice system poses a number of significant problems that require ongoing research efforts by scholars across multiple disciplines. Despite the impact that the criminal ... More

Consultation Theory and PracticeA Handbook for School Social Workers

Consultation Theory and Practice: A Handbook for School Social Workers

Christine Anlauf Sabatino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934621
eISBN:
9780190206352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

School social work practice research finds that consultation is among the most frequently performed practice tasks. Yet these studies never define the term or classify types of consultation. In ... More

Culturally Competent ResearchUsing Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

This book provides a practical, step-by-step, hands-on guide for social work researchers, doctoral students, and professionals who are interested in conducting culturally competent research with ... More

Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Diversity has become a keynote feature of our society and social workers are increasingly finding themselves working with clients from a multitude of backgrounds and cultures. In order to work ... More

Facing SegregationHousing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and inequality. The ... More

Family Engagement in SchoolsStrategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Nancy Chavkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190642129
eISBN:
9780190642150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators provides evidence-based strategies for school social workers and educators to engage families in their children’s ... More

Financial Capability and Asset DevelopmentResearch, Education, Policy, and Practice

Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Julie Birkenmaier, Jami Curley, and Margaret Sherraden (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

As financial issues are currently a major concern for families, scholars, and practitioners, students have increased their interest in knowledge and skills for practice that addresses finances. ... More

Fostering AccountabilityUsing Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions they take on behalf of the ... More

From Welfare to WorkCorporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, this book offers a success story and a broad discussion of ... More

Giving with a Thousand HandsThe Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Pushpa Sundar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

India has been a major recipient of international aid since its independence on account of its developmental gaps and wide income disparity; yet it also ranks among the top four nations in the world ... More

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