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Teaching Democracy Through Community Service

Benjamin R. Barber

in An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter proposes a service learning approach to civic education the United States. It reviews the American conception of service and citizenship that may serve as the context for any program of ... More


Principles and Strategies

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/9780195112481.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a framework for developing partnerships with nontraditional settings. The four levels of community service delivery and intervention strategies for communities of color are ... More


Community-Based Clinical Practice: Re-Creating the Culture of Care

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The culture of mental health care is being reshaped through community-based innovations, both across the United States and internationally, that are enabling healing and recovery in community. This ... More


Residential-Based Care: New York's NORC-Supportive Services Program Model

Fredda Vladeck

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0064
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter argues for the need to build coherent services within the communities where older people live, to have a different policy discussion from the one we have been having for the last 25 ... More


Policies Affecting Community-Based Social Services, Housing, and Transportation

Sharon Keigher

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0082
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the essentials of “aging policy” in community services. The first section highlights the broad mandates of the federal Older Americans Act (OAA), the foundation of the U.S.'s ... More


An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Benjamin R. Barber

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book sets a new agenda for the debate over education in America. It argues that both sides of the current debate—the elitist, anti-democratic conservatives and the radical champions of political ... More


The Community Service Organization, 1953–1963

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on a local Community Service Organization (CSO) in the Salinas Valley and how it operated in the agriculture-centered environment of the region in the years 1953–1963. It first ... More


Can the Church Sustain Community?

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The church of the 21st century, like that of previous centuries, will probably remain vibrant as long as it can provide people with a strong sense of community. The congregation, therefore, remains ... More


Pathways to Care: Need, Attitudes, Barriers

Ramin Mojtabai, William W. Eaton, and Pallab K. Maulik

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines pathways to the service system and the effects of stigma on both access to and utilization of mental health services. It first presents an overview of the process of seeking ... More


Volunteers working in a community palliative care service

Kathleen Defellippi and Mabuyi Mnguni

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the story of the development of palliative care in a region of South Africa. It includes the history of the project, which involved importing a UK model in the 1980s. It also ... More


Satellite Networks and Services: Solutions for Pan-India Coverage

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the technologies, market structure, and regulatory issues of Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs). These networks if interconnected to other networks such as the Public ... More


Models for practice 2: community social work

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/9781861347213.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at similarities among community-oriented practice, community social work, community work, and community intervention. It examines the ways in which rural social work can contribute ... More


Civic Engagement

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What values and practices—religious or secular—shape civic engagement? Most colleges and universities aim for their students to become involved citizens, but this process becomes a fraught ... More


Service users' views and experiences

Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

in Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter, first, foregrounds users' experiences using mainstream, community-based support services. A contrast is drawn with disabled people's experiences of user-led services. The discussion ... More


Service design and delivery: opportunities and constraints

Colin Barnes and Geof Mercer

in Independent futures: Creating user-led disability services in a disabling society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347183
eISBN:
9781447302599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347183.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on the activities of user-controlled organizations as service providers and the associated constraints of a policy environment still dominated by traditional ideas about ... More


What Works, and Why?

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter looks at what works to help young people overcome the barriers to Safe Passage. It summarizes the lessons learned about program components and compiles those factors that successful ... More


Bridging Classrooms to Communities in Service-learning Programs

Charn Mayot

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the concept of service-learning and its development in the West and in Thailand. The experience of integrating service-learning as a co-curricular activity at Assumption ... More


Federal Income Maintenance Policies and Programs

Namkee Choi

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0077
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses three important federal income maintenance programs for older persons: the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Program, or Social Security; the Supplemental ... More


Service: “A Beneficent Force”

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the relationship that exists between education and community service. Amidst several existing notions on the means of learning, for the black women educators, the function of ... More


Performance

Issa Kohler-Hausmann

in Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196114
eISBN:
9781400890354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196114.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter analyzes the technique of performance. “Performance” refers to a set of activities the defendant is instructed by the court or prosecution to undertake and later to present as a ... More


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