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Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice based on a capacity enhancement model offers tremendous potential for unifying communities consisting of groups from very different cultural backgrounds, and in the ... More


Introduction

R. A. HOUSTON

in Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207870
eISBN:
9780191677830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207870.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine how a wide range of Scottish people perceived insanity on a day-to-day ... More


A Diverse Presence: The Demographics of International Sisters Today

Mary Johnson, Mary L. Gautier, Patricia Wittberg, and Thu T. Do

in Migration for Mission: International Catholic Sisters in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190933098
eISBN:
9780190933128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933098.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a look at the demographics of Catholic international sisters in the United States today. The demographics highlight the immense diversity of these sisters. Multiple questions ... More


Fluid Cartographies: Ismaʿili Institutions in Global Context

Jonah Steinberg

in Ismaʿili Modern: Globalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834077
eISBN:
9781469603728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899458_steinberg.7
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the importance of the construction of common institutions in the unification and consolidation of disparate communities under a single Isma'ili banner. These institutions ... More


The Study of Greek Tragedy: Part of an Inaugural Lecture under this title, University College of Swansea 1976

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper (an Inaugural Lecture) discusses the fundamental tasks of scholar and student: the closest possible comprehension of the text must precede, but also aid, appreciation of vocabulary, style ... More


The Anabasis in Context

Michael A. Flower

in Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195188677
eISBN:
9780190261221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195188677.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes the context in which Xenophon's Anabasis was written; including the allusions between the Anabasis and that of Xenophon's other works, as well as the works of his peers. ... More


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