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Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

James Ptacek (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, antiviolence activists know that justice for most abused women remains elusive. Most victims of violence against women do not call the ... More


Restorative Justice, Gendered Violence, and Indigenous Women

Julie Stubbs

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter reviews debates about the use of Restorative Justice (RJ) for gendered violence, such as domestic violence or family violence. It identifies theoretical and empirical limitations to the ... More


Restorative Justice for Domestic and Family Violence: Hopes and Fears of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australian Women

Heather Nancarrow

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

In 2000, recommendations from two Australian taskforce investigations highlighted opposing views, seemingly reflecting a racial divide, on the utility of restorative justice as a response to domestic ... More


Conclusion

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book has emphasised the importance of recognising the diversity of rural contexts and rural lives, the necessity of an informed appreciation of local context, and, following from these, a ... More


Caring and Helping

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the concept of nontraditional settings and why these institutions have played a critical role in communities of color. It identifies the factors that make people who work in ... More


Working With First Nations Students and Families

Dorie J. Gilbert and Gail H. Sims

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The number of U.S. persons estimated to be partly or fully of American Indian or Alaskan Native heritage is approximately 4.1 million, or 1.5% of the U.S. population. This group is one of the fastest ... More


Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Survival

Jay T. Johnson and Michael Yellow Bird

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/9780195333619.003.0031
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of the term indigenous peoples; covers the history of the international indigenous peoples' movement; and discusses the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of ... More


Care ethics and indigenous values: political, tribal and personal

Amohia Boulton and Tula Brannelly

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Indigenous peoples who experienced colonisation in the mid-18th and 19th centuries, are to this day, still struggling for recognition of the impacts of this colonisation on their health and ... More


Indigenous peoples: dispossession, colonisation and discrimination

Richard Pugh and Brian Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Examination of the histories and contemporary experiences of many indigenous peoples reveals a grim and lethal picture of abuse, exploitation, expropriation, marginalisation, displacement, ... More


In search of emancipatory social work practice in contemporary Colombia: working with the despalzados in Bogota

Carmen Hinestroza and Vasilios Ioakimidis

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In recent years, millions of Afro-Colombians, indigenous people and peasants in Colombia have been forced off their land and moved into urban areas where they face further oppression, violence and ... More


Preventive social work intervention and health promotion

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

One dimension of social work's contribution to tackling health inequalities is to focus on preventive interventions that both build and build on the resources of disadvantaged local communities to ... More


Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Latino small businesses provide social, economic, and cultural comfort to their communities. They are also excellent facilitators of community capacity—a major component of effective social work ... More


What happens when community organisers move into government? Recent experience in Bolivia

Mike Geddes

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since 2005, the Bolivian government has been in the hands of the MAS (Movimiento al Socialismo), a party which defines itself as the ‘political instrument’ of Bolivia’s strong social movements which ... More


Reclaiming Land: Adaptation Activities and Global Environmental Change Challenges Within Indigenous Communities

Shanondora Billiot and Jessica Parfait

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190886455
eISBN:
9780190886486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886455.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Environmental changes are projected to have adverse impacts on marginalized populations through additional pressures placed on already struggling social systems. Indigenous communities, given their ... More


Lessons Learned: Stream of Thought

Paula Allen-Meares, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: Chapter 12 is organized very differently from earlier chapters in this volume. It contains a list of lessons learned from those associated with the University of Michigan School of Social ... More


The Indigenous Climate–Food–Health Nexus: Indigenous Voices, Stories, and Lived Experiences in Canada, Uganda, and Peru

Sherilee L. Harper, Lea Berrang-Ford, Cesar Carcamo, Ashlee Cunsolo, Victoria L. Edge, James D. Ford, Alejandro Llanos, Shuaib Lwasa, and Didacus B. Namanya

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190886455
eISBN:
9780190886486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886455.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

The health impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed among the global population. Indigenous peoples are expected to bear a disproportionate burden of the climate-related health impacts ... More


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