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How Welfare Worked in the Early United StatesFive Microhistories

How Welfare Worked in the Early United States: Five Microhistories

Gabriel J. Loiacono

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197515433
eISBN:
9780197515464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515433.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What was American welfare like in George Washington’s day? It was expensive, extensive, and run by local governments. Known as “poor relief,” it included much of what we would now call welfare and ... More

Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Georg Fischer and Robert Strauss (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197545706
eISBN:
9780197545737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545706.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The book is the Europe volume in an international series on income, wealth, consumption, well-being, and inequality. It focuses on the European Union (EU) and its member countries and other European ... More

Poorly UnderstoodWhat America Gets Wrong About Poverty

Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty

Mark Robert Rank, Lawrence M. Eppard, and Heather E. Bullock

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190881382
eISBN:
9780190881412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881382.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Few topics are surrounded by as many myths, stereotypes, and misperceptions as that of poverty in America. The poor have been badly misunderstood since the beginnings of the country, with the ... More

Caught in the Cultural Preference NetThree Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Caught in the Cultural Preference Net: Three Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Michael J. Camasso and Radha Jagannathan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190672782
eISBN:
9780190672812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672782.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this book, the authors focus their attention on the role that culture, that collection of values, beliefs, attitudes, and preferences responsible for creating national identities, has played and ... More

Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprises in Economic and Social Development

Social Entrepreneurship and Enterprises in Economic and Social Development

Katharine Briar-Lawson, Paul Miesing, and Blanca M. Ramos (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197518298
eISBN:
9780197518328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518298.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book shows how social entrepreneurship and social enterprises can integrate social and economic development. These dual-mission ventures that strive to achieve both financial sustainability and ... More

United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Diana Furchtgott-Roth (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197518199
eISBN:
9780197518229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518199.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Few topics are more certain to generate a lively debate among any group of individuals than the causes and consequences of income inequality. Economists are prone to similar, although more reasoned ... More

Collaborating for ChangeTransforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Susan Marine and Ruth Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190071820
eISBN:
9780190071851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071820.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In the midst of unprecedented attention to gender-based violence (GBV) globally, prompted in part by the #MeToo movement, this book provides a new analysis of how higher education cultures can be ... More

Building Better Social ProgramsHow Evidence Is Transforming Public Policy

Building Better Social Programs: How Evidence Is Transforming Public Policy

David Stoesz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190945572
eISBN:
9780190945602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945572.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Evidence-based policymaking has, in recent decades, become a focus of program innovation in social care, engaging foundations, universities, as well as state and federal governments. Rigorous ... More

Facilitating InjusticeThe Complicity of Social Workers in the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans, 1941-1946

Facilitating Injustice: The Complicity of Social Workers in the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans, 1941-1946

Yoosun Park

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199765058
eISBN:
9780190081348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765058.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Social workers were involved in all aspects of the removal, incarceration, and resettlement of the Nikkei, a history that has been forgotten by social work. This study is an effort to address this ... More

People and Climate ChangeVulnerability, Adaptation, and Social Justice

People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, and Social Justice

Lisa Reyes Mason and Jonathan Rigg (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190886455
eISBN:
9780190886486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886455.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Climate change is a profoundly social and political challenge with many social justice concerns around every corner. A global issue, climate change threatens the well-being, livelihood, and survival ... More

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