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Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Deanna Edwards and Kate Parkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Family group conferences (FGCs) are a strengths based approach to social work practice, empowering families to take responsibility for decision-making. It is a cost-effective service, which is ... More


Marx's Dream: From Capitalism to Communism

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226554525
eISBN:
9780226554662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book discusses Marx’s formulation of a theory that, since it is supposedly practical, changes or will change the world. The discussion is divided into three parts, including Marx’s Theory of ... More


Conclusion

Deanna Edwards and Kate Parkinson

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This concluding chapter argues for the potential of family group conferences (FGCs) to lead to positive outcomes for families in a diverse range of social work practice areas. The research and ... More


The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Gordon Boyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is an in-depth case study of the Furness Withy and Co Shipping Group, which operated both tramp and liner services and was one of the five major British shipping groups of the early ... More


Remaking Reality: U. S. Documentary Culture after 1945

Sara Blair, Joseph B. Entin, and Franny Nudelman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638690
eISBN:
9781469638706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638690.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War II, U.S. documentarians engaged in a rigorous rethinking of established documentary practices and histories. Responding to the tumultuous transformations of the postwar era--the ... More


Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Samira K. Mehta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The rate of interfaith marriage in the United States has risen so radically since the sixties that it is difficult to recall how taboo the practice once was. How is this development understood and ... More


Introduction

Deanna Edwards

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This introductory chapter provides an overview of family group conferences (FGCs) in the UK. FGCs have been used in the UK since the early 1990s and are now used worldwide following their inception ... More


Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Clients Managing Trauma

Adam Froerer, Jacqui von Cziffra-Bergs, Johnny Kim, and Elliott Connie (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190678784
eISBN:
9780190678814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678784.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book is a comprehensive overview of how solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) can be used as a treatment approach for working with clients managing various forms of trauma. This book includes an ... More


Philosophical Organization Theory

Haridimos Tsoukas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198794547
eISBN:
9780191836015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794547.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

When it comes to the field of organization and management theory, a philosophical perspective enables us to conduct organizational research imbued with the attitude of “wonder”; it helps researchers ... More


The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Jaime Kucinskas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

From the halls of the Ivy League to the C-suite at Fortune 500 companies, this book reveals the people behind the mindfulness movement, and the engine they built to propel mindfulness into public ... More


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