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Crime, Social Development, and Correctional Social Work

WILL C. RAINFORD

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Social workers have been involved with issues of delinquency, crime and corrections since the profession’s inception in the late 19th century. However, as crime rates have continued to soar and as ... More


Restorative Justice Practice

Elizabeth Beck and Andrea Wood

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the four major restorative practices: victim-offender dialogues, family group conferences, peacemaking circles, and truth and reconciliation commissions. It offers individuals ... More


Community Violence

Horace Levy

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Violence, both criminal and community, is a rising problem around the world. This chapter focuses on Jamaica, a country where street violence now exceeds levels in South Africa and Colombia. It ... More


Human Rights and Sexual Orientation

Gary Bailey

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0070
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with an overview of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the International Bill of Human Rights. It then discusses lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender human ... More


Using Extant Research on Adults

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

in Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

Numerous data sets that include crime-related variables have been collected by seasoned university-based researchers. This funded research (by the federal government and/or private foundations) ... More


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