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

Elizabeth Beck, Nancy P. Kropf, and Pamela Blume Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Restorative justice and social work share principles and goals, including the goal of addressing pain and conflict. Many of the processes used by restorative justice practitioners are based on ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Beck

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/9780195394641.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter examines the fit between social work and restorative justice. It explores areas of convergence and tensions between the two disciplines, and argues that by sharing knowledge ... More


Using Conflict to Build Community: Community Conferencing

Lauren Abramson and Elizabeth Beck

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/9780195394641.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes how a restorative process called community conferencing combined with a traditional community organizing effort transformed a neighborhood. The strengths and limitations of ... More


Ritual Form: Design Elements

David G. Blumenkrantz

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the pervasiveness of the sacred rather than the secular in the initiatory experience. The connection of the individual within a community and into the sacred world, the world of ... More


The Italian Case

Francesca Degiuli

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores how global and regional macroprocesses become embedded in the local reality of one specific country, in this case Italy, generating new realities, new jobs, and new economic and ... More


Privatising public life: neoliberalism and the dilemmas of British community development

Akwugo Emejulu

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyses the micropolitics of community development in Britain from 1992 to 1997. The ‘Participation’ discourse is constituted by the texts, language and practices of international and ... More


The Changing Landscape of Eldercare

Francesca Degiuli

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the demographic trends behind the progressive “graying” of the world’s population and the growing need for long-term care associated with it. In the process the ... More


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