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Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Susan C. Mapp

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

An overview of international human rights and social justice, this introductory text focuses on current global problems of pressing concern for social workers. It addresses topics such as healthcare, ... More


Theories and Evidence Supporting Development of the Taking Charge Group Curriculum

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter explains the theoretical and empirical basis of the Taking Charge group curriculum, including its developmental and strengths-based, solution-focused frameworks, and the life skills ... More


A Social Approach for Understanding a Social Problem

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

A social or critical perspective keeps the contextual, relational, and linguistic constitution of social issues to the fore, and is also mindful of the political and social consequences of particular ... More


The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Jorgen Goul Andersen, Anne-Marie Guillemard, Per H. Jensen, and Birgit Pfau-Effinger (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

There have been major shifts in the framework of social policy and welfare across Europe. Adopting a multi-level, comparative, and interdisciplinary approach, this book develops a critical analysis ... More


Nongovernmental Organizations and Global Social Change

Kathryn Libal and Scott Harding

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/9780195333619.003.0048
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

A hallmark of the 20th and early 21st centuries has been the emergence of civil society as a force for social change. This chapter defines international civil society as “those ... More


Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides an introduction to the concept of Social Innovation for readers interested in social and public policy. It explains why social and public policy analysts, policy makers and ... More


Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Patrick Dattalo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773596
eISBN:
9780199332564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773596.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Multivariate procedures allow social workers and other human services researchers to analyze complex, multidimensional social problems and interventions in ways that minimize oversimplification. This ... More


Impacts and Influences

Ian Shaw

in Social Work Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Following reflections on how scientists in social work and other fields have contemplated the challenge of contributing to the application of their work, I consider four questions: 1. How should we ... More


Politics and social work

Kenneth McLaughlin

in Social work, politics and society: From radicalism to orthodoxy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420459
eISBN:
9781447303572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420459.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter revisits the relationship between politics and social work in the United Kingdom. It untangles the complexities of the politicisation of social work and its consequences, arguing that in ... More


‘Social evils’ and ‘social problems’ in Britain since 1904

Jose Harris

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The phrase Social problem suggests an undesirable state of affairs for which people hope to find a practical cure, whereas social evil may imply a degree of scepticism, realism or despair about ... More


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