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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


Analysis of Common and Unique Development Tasks

Melvin Delgado

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyzes what makes an urban setting attractive for macro social work practice using an assets paradigm. The chapter is divided into two sections. The first section analyzes what makes ... More


The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Kathryn Marsh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an account of the musical play of school-aged children. Based on fifteen years of ethnomusicological field research in urban and rural school playgrounds around the globe, this ... More


Boyhood at Ninewells

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In all that idyllic countryside of the Merse, there is no lovelier situation than the estate of Ninewells. The house itself stands on a bluff some 80 feet above the rushing waters of the Whiteadder. ... More


Style and Cultural Idiosyncrasy in Musical Play

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A number of musical, textual and movement characteristics of children's singing games appear to transcend cultural boundaries. This chapter discusses features of children's musical play that have ... More


Conclusions and Pedagogical Implications

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter compares the repertoire, compositional strategies, modes of teaching and learning, and social grouping found in playground practice and classroom practice with respect to children's ... More


Conceptions of Children’s Musical Play

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The musical play of school children encompasses many different forms that are owned, spontaneously performed, and orally transmitted by children and usually involve text, movement, and rhythmic ... More


Children’s Musical Creativity and Oral Transmission

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates the largely pedagogical literature on children's musical creativity as a precursor to developing an understanding of creativity in children's musical play in school ... More


Investigating Musical Play: Ethics and Pragmatics

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter deals with philosophical issues as well as ethics and pragmatics related to research on the musical play of children in school playgrounds. One issue concerns the understanding that ... More


The Playing Fields

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the socio-cultural contexts of children's playground singing games in Australia, Norway, England, Korea, and the United States. School organization and characteristics of the ... More


The Influence of Social Grouping

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter looks at the influence of social grouping on the oral transmission and generation of children's playground singing games in schools. In particular, the role of social grouping in shaping ... More


Teaching and Learning in the Playground

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

One aspect of children's traditional forms of play that has most intrigued adults is the way in which a game is passed on from one child or group of children to another. In school playgrounds, ... More


Changing the Tradition

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the ways in which the tradition of singing games in a range of school playgrounds is changed through the influences of interethnic transmission, audiovisual and written media, ... More


Composition in the Playground

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The foregoing chapters have explored the interrelationship of oral transmission and generative practices in children's musical play in school playgrounds within its social context. While some ... More


Variations on a Theme: “Sar Macka Dora”

Kathryn Marsh

in The Musical Playground: Global Tradition and Change in Children's Songs and Games

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308983
eISBN:
9780199863884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308983.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines creative strategies and forms of variation employed by children in terms of their musical play in school playgrounds through a detailed musical analysis of one singing game ... More


Playgrounds: A 150-Year-Old Model

Robin Moore

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins by tracing the history of playgrounds and exploring the philosophies behind the changes. Two major themes emerge. First, playgrounds should be places where children can play ... More


Growing up with risk

Betsy Thom, Rosemary Sales, and Jenny Pearce (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book provides a critical analysis of ways in which risk assessment and management – now a pervasive element of contemporary policy and professional practice – are defined and applied in policy, ... More


“Whatever a woman can do … in the long run she will do” 1905–1907

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Madeline initiated a fight against the Salvation Army, began to edit the new “Woman's Page” in the Sunday edition of the Herald, and started a crusade against tuberculosis, while continuing her ... More


Risk and the demise of children's play

David Ball

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how issues around playground safety and fears of litigation have, in large part, undermined the value of playgrounds as a space where children can explore risk and experience ... More


Out and About: Traffic, Play, and Safety

Mathew Thomson

in Lost Freedom: The Landscape of the Child and the British Post-War Settlement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677481
eISBN:
9780191757006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677481.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the relationship between increasing levels of traffic and a reduction in outside play, and it highlights the limitations of specially designed landscapes in offering an ... More


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