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Social Work Research: History, Organizational Roles, and the Influence of the National Institutes of Health

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Two provides an historical overview of national social work research capacity – building efforts, especially in the context of the roles of national social work organizations and the National ... More


Representing Social Work at the United Nations and Other International Bodies

Robin Mama

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/9780195333619.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The social work profession has a rich history of participating in and influencing the work of the United Nations (UN) and its affiliate agencies. Three of the leading social work organizations that ... More


“We’ll Build Our Own Thing”: The Exit Strategy of the National Association of Black Social Workers

Joyce M. Bell

in The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162609
eISBN:
9780231538015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162609.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses how not all black social worker activists decided to work within organizations. The social workers who chose to participate with organizations eventually created an autonomous ... More


The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In 2004, the first United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of India created a National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) to review the country’s informal economy in ... More


1919: Revolution in Austria

Tim Kirk

in The Global Challenge of Peace: 1919 as a Contested Threshold to a New World Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800857193
eISBN:
9781800852792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857193.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In April 1919 hundreds of unemployed workers and war veterans took to the streets of Vienna, stormed the parliament building, and attempted to set it on fire. The crowd was dispersed by the police ... More


Playing by Ear

Deborah Blythe Doroshow

in Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226621432
eISBN:
9780226621579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226621579.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the roles of adults at residential treatment centers (RTCs). Child guidance clinics had depended on the triad of psychiatrist, psychologist, and social worker, who operated ... More


National Health Insurance for the Poor: A Review of the Implementation of RSBY

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

When the United Progressive Alliance, led by the Indian National Congress, assumed power in 2004, it created a National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector (NCEUS) to review the ... More


Gender and Intimate Partner Violence in the Early 1900s

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

After the South reversed intimate partner violence reform, the North did too. Progressivism emphasized reliance on experts, and science grew as a field during the early twentieth century. Biologists ... More


Epilogue: Dear Social Work

Terri Friedline

in Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190944131
eISBN:
9780190944148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944131.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Research and Evaluation

As the epilogue to Banking on a Revolution, this final chapter challenges the social work profession to seize responsibility for issues of finance and the economy. Finance’s outsized role in the ... More


“We Stand Before You, Not as a Separatist Body”: The Techni-Culture Movement to Gain Voice in the National Federation of Settlements

Joyce M. Bell

in The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162609
eISBN:
9780231538015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162609.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter outlines the mobilization process of black social workers within the National Federation of Settlements (NFS). This process resulted in the emergence of the Black Caucus of Settlement ... More


Social Security in Punjab: A Blend of State and Central Schemes

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Punjab’s social security schemes have evolved over time due to socio-economic and political developments such as the national government’s introduction of the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act ... More


Administering Parenthood

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter four explores the way child welfare agencies function in France. It shows that social workers, although they play a central role institutionally speaking, are dependent on outside expertise. ... More


The Practice of Poor Relief in Rural South Gujarat

K.P. Kannan and Jan Breman

in The Long Road to Social Security: Assessing the Implementation of National Social Security Initiatives for the Working Poor in India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090311
eISBN:
9780199082490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090311.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter summarises the findings of a survey conducted between August 2010 and February 2011 to assess the implementation of the Informal Workers’ Social Security Act of 2008 in general and the ... More


Contested family practices and moral reasoning: updating concepts for working with family-related social problems

Hannele Forsberg

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on interviews with social workers in Finland involved in monitoring supervised contact meetings with non-resident parents to reflect on the knowledge and concepts they need to do ... More


Marriage Reform Is Still an Unplowed Field: Reformers Target Child Marriage during the 1920s

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In 1926 Peaches and Daddy (Frances Heenan and Edward Browning) were married, becoming one of the biggest tabloid sensations of the 1920s. Separated in age by about 40 years, their marriage led to new ... More


The police

Louise A. Jackson and Angela Bartie

in Policing youth: Britain, 1945-70

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719081781
eISBN:
9781781706459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081781.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the methods, styles and approaches used by police officers – who were on the frontline of the decision-making process – in their dealings with children and young people in ... More


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