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Implications for Social Work Practice and Research

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses seven key, cross-cutting themes related to obesity that have direct implications for social work: community participation, assets of marginalized communities, program ... More


Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Elizabeth Campbell, Kate Pahl, Elizabeth Pente, and Zanib Rasool (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This is a book that challenges contemporary images of place. Too often we are told about deprived neighbourhoods but rarely do the people who live in those communities get to shape the agenda and ... More


Health Promotion

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes a social justice health promotion model that the social work profession must embrace in addressing obesity in undervalued or marginalized communities. It offers a more detailed ... More


Organizing in Borderlands Communities

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the distinctive legacy of Catholic social action and the entrance of Latin American liberative models of praxis into community organizing in the late 1970s. By the 1970s, ... More


FGCs with marginalised communities

Iyabo Ayodele Fatimilehin

in Family Group Conferences in Social Work: Involving Families in Social Care Decision Making

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447335801
eISBN:
9781447335856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335801.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses family group conferences (FGCs) and marginalised communities. FGCs offer an alternative and more sustainable approach to working with families who are marginalised or socially ... More


Solidarity Is Beautiful: Intersectionality of Sex Worker, Feminist, HIV, LGBT, and Social Justice Organizing

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role of intersectional movement building with similarly marginalized communities, including feminist, LGBT, HIV/AIDS, labor, harm-reduction, and anti-poverty groups. This ... More


The Epistemic Dangers of Context Collapse Online

Karen Frost-Arnold

in Applied Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198833659
eISBN:
9780191872082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833659.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, Karen Frost-Arnold provides a close analysis of the epistemological challenges posed by context collapse in online environments and argues that virtue epistemology provides a helpful ... More


Particular Particulates

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0050
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses how racially or ethnically marginalized and poor communities in the United States are likelier to be situated near landfills and pollution-producing industrial sites than ... More


Spatial Inequality and Colonial Palimpsest in Kuala Lumpur

Nurul Azreen Azlan

in Volume 1: Community and Society

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218879
eISBN:
9781529218909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218879.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter looks at the living conditions of migrants in Kuala Lumpur, noting that the country has performed relatively well in managing the infection rate of COVID-19 during the first wave of the ... More


5 Solidarity Is Beautiful: Intersectionality of Sex Worker, Feminist, HIV, LGBT, and Social Justice Organizing

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role of intersectional movement building with similarly marginalized communities, including feminist, LGBT, HIV/AIDS, labor, harm-reduction, and anti-poverty groups. This ... More


An Unhealthy Country

Sandro Galea

in The Contagion Next Time

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter analyzes the health divides in the United States, which unfold along economic, racial, and ethnic lines. These health divides reflect a core paradox of modernity—a world that is ... More


The Taliban in Kandahar

Anand Gopal

in Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199893072
eISBN:
9780190252656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199893072.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the rise of the Taliban of Kandahar and the networks and structures through which the members operate. Among the findings are that the Taliban's resurgence in Kandahar after ... More


Getting Started: ‘Put Me On, Bruv’

Simon Harding

in County Lines: Exploitation and Drug Dealing among Urban Street Gangs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203073
eISBN:
9781529210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203073.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter assesses the question of who joins a county line. Where do they come from? Why do they join? The chapter considers the concept of the Pool of Availability. The Pool of Availability ... More


Malaysia: Improvised Pandemic Policies and Democratic Regression

Azmil Tayeb and Por Heong Hong

in Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197553831
eISBN:
9780197553862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553831.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter begins with an overview of the emergence of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia, in particular, the clusters that spike up the infection rate. It then considers the regulations, laws, and ... More


Abye Tasse, 2016: Interviewed by Gurid Aga Askeland

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Abye Tasse, a leader in African social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


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