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The Historical Role of Religion in Government Social Services and the Development of the Faith‐Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since 1996 states have created a variety of faith‐based practices, such as adding faith‐based members to advisory boards or creating programs that help faith‐based groups write grant applications. ... More


Evaluation, evidence and learning in community-based action research

Sandra Carlisle, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans, and David Cohen

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the issues of evaluation, evidence, and learning in community-based action research (CBAR) conducted for use in policy and practice to address health inequalities. It argues ... More


Strategic and community initiatives in Britain's countrysides

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The need for affordable housing in rural areas is recognised. However, policy instruments for achieving supply of new homes have been overshadowed by the pervasive philosophy of ‘protecting the ... More


Impact Investment Indicators: A Critical Assessment *

Sarah Dadush

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter takes a look at the development and use of indicators and related reporting systems in social impact investing. It introduces the Global Impact Investment Rating System (GIIRS) and the ... More


Beyond the Ghost Town? The ‘Promising Practices’ of Community-Based Initiatives in Coventry

Mick Carpenter, Barbara Merrill, Phil Cleaver, and Inga Šniukaité

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter is concerned with the intersection of ethnicity, class, and gender, and the impact of labour market initiatives in Coventry. It is noted that Coventry went through a period of rapid ... More


Posted Worker Voice and Transnational Action

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 4 shifts the perspective to power and mobilization theory to demonstrate how workers foster community and media support to address contentious workplace issues within the transnational space. ... More


Values, Principles, and Analytical Framework

Melvin Delgado

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the values and principles vital for shaping how community social work practice is carried out when addressing Latino small businesses. The four key values in implementing ... More


Innovative Approaches in Field Instruction and Educational Practice Innovations for Training Social Work Student Interns

Larry M. Gant

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/9780190463311.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter describes models and approaches of field instruction used by the UMSSW/TAC. The chapter presents an overview of field instruction models and essential student skills; it ... More


Self-Determination and Violence against Indigenous Women

Rauna Kuokkanen

in Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Indigenous feminist discourse links the realities of multilayered violence faced by Indigenous women to questions of self-determination, self-government, and the survival of Indigenous communities. ... More


Neighborhood and Community Initiatives

Julia Burdick-Will and Jens Ludwig

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the available evidence about neighborhood-place effects on children's achievement outcomes, and the degree to which “place-based” policies might help improve outcomes for poor ... More


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