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A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Mark J. Macgowan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are ... More


Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Kathleen Coulborn Faller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Interviewing children who may have been sexually abused is a daunting task fraught with far-reaching consequences for the children, families, institutions, and professionals involved. With no room ... More


Theoretical Perspectives

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter reviews the theoretical background on the debate over the significance of national management practices as opposed to international norms of practice shaped by global forces transcending ... More


Structural Equation Modeling

Natasha K. Bowen and Shenyang Guo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367621
eISBN:
9780199918256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) has long been used in social work research, but the writing on the topic is typically fragmented and highly technical. The chapters demonstrate two SEM programs ... More


What Scientists Are Doing Wrong That They Could Be Doing Right

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392982
eISBN:
9780199777105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Ecklund moves beyond classrooms and universities to explore how scientists see themselves addressing religion-science controversies in their interactions with the rest of the U.S. ... More


Processes of Post-acquisition Change

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter describes the change processes adopted by acquiring companies and assesses their effectiveness in bringing about improved performance from the acquired subsidiaries. It notes that the ... More


Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Ann Nichols-Casebolt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378108
eISBN:
9780199932634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378108.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research is designed to assist social work researchers and other social scientists as they consider what it means to uphold the highest ... More


A Blairite Treaty: Neo‐Liberalism and Regulated Capitalism in the Treaty of Amsterdam

Mark A. Pollack

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The EU's founding Treaties have been characterized by political contestation along two dimensions: a centre‐periphery dimension in which centralization to Brussels is opposed to national sovereignty, ... More


Code Consequences for UK Boards

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

The report of the Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance with its Code of Best Practice was published in December 1992. The report included recommendations to investors, ... More


Unexploded and Abandoned Weapons

William H. Boothby

in Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

A major modern concern with armed conflict concerns the dangers posed by unexploded and abandoned munitions left on the former battlefield to civilians, particularly children. This chapter states and ... More


Setting the stage

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The objective of Chapters 11-15 is to facilitate preparation of a strategy for post-conflict economic reconstruction by including activities and policy guidelines that governments could adopt to ... More


Systematic Reviews, Evidence-Based Practice, and Social Work

Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis

in Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195337365
eISBN:
9780199918201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337365.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The importance of systematic reviews to support evidence-based practice in social work is stressed and the related concepts and definitions of terms are presented. The steps for completing a ... More


Biodiversity Conservation, Minerals Extraction, and Development: Toward a Realistic Partnership

Alyson Warhurst and Kevin Franklin

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the effects of minerals development on biodiversity; land use and fragmentation; pollution resulting from mining operations; managing biological resources in minerals ... More


Managing the Research University

Dean O. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book provides a comprehensive background and discussion of all major topics encountered routinely in managing the academic research enterprise. In a sense, it serves as a surrogate mentor with ... More


Conclusions, Implications, and Challenges for the Future

Jeane W. Anastas

in Doctoral Education in Social Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378061
eISBN:
9780199932740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.003.0041
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Clearly, more discussion of the purposes of doctoral education in social work is needed, because the social science model that is now dominant is not attracting enough students, perhaps because of a ... More


Telecommunications Development in Asia

John URE (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is an analysis of the policies adopted throughout the Asia Pacific region that have led to an explosive growth of the telecommunications sector. Part one reviews global best practices ... More


Guides for Designing and Establishing Alternative School Programs for Dropout Prevention

David R. Dupper

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/9780195370577.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes best practices in designing and establishing alternative education schools and programs for students who are at risk of dropping out of school as a result of truancy, poor ... More


Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Ian A. Bowles and Glenn T. Prickett (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past several decades, tropical rain forests have seen a tremendous growth in logging, mining, and oil and gas development. These extractive industries, as well as the infrastructure ... More


“Best” Practices

Terence E. McDonnell

in Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

AIDS organizations do not have good measures of the outcomes they want to engender. Without compelling evidence that campaigns are working, organizations invested procedures that purport to make ... More


Promoting Institutional Support

Mark Gstohl

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter treats relevant support structures for student and faculty engaged in Undergraduate Research, including the department, the institution, and the academy. It offers a cross-sectional ... More


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