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The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

William R Burch, Gary E Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This is a landmark book that strives to provide both grand theory and practical application, innovatively describing the structure and dynamics of human ecosystems. As the world faces ever more ... More


Social Work Science in the Context of Social Work Ideas: Social Work Science and Grand Challenges

Rowena Fong and Edwina Uehara

in Shaping a Science of Social Work: Professional Knowledge and Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190880668
eISBN:
9780190880699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880668.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the evolution of social work science in relationship to the development of the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative. The two initiatives, which took root in the field in ... More


Labour Markets, Welfare States and the Dilemmas of European Social Democracy

Martin Rhodes

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author surveys contrasting models of political economy and social democratic efforts to reform labour markets and welfare states. The paradoxical conclusion is that social democratic parties have ... More


Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Christian Dustmann (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The changing economic reality of the last decades has prompted large movements of people across and within national borders, which have given rise to new opportunities and challenges. This volume ... More


The Scientific Heritage

Alma J. Carten

in Find a Way or Make One: A Documentary History of Clark Atlanta University Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work (1920-2020)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197518465
eISBN:
9780197518496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518465.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Social work’s ongoing quest for professional status began with the 1915 Flexner Speech, and continued with a struggle to achieve balance between micro and macro practice interventions. The Social ... More


Global Public Goods: The Participatory Governance Challenges

Eric Brousseau and Tom Dedeurwaerdere

in Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017244
eISBN:
9780262301213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017244.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on efforts to create a process of analyzing the different contributors to the efficient and legal provision of global public goods (GPGs). It shows how social interactions ... More


Introduction

Andrew Coyle

in Prisons of the World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447362470
eISBN:
9781447362500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447362470.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book is about the world of prisons and prisons of the world. It describes and analyses the way that imprisonment is used around the world through the lens of the author’s personal experiences ... More


Out of School, out of Luck

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/9780197510384.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the health of students. Out-of-school suspension is linked to lower grades, increased expulsions, and increased risk of incarceration. Disciplinary action through suspension is ... More


Twice Exceptionality and Social-Emotional Development: One Label, Many Facets

Judy Galbraith

in Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190645472
eISBN:
9780190645496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645472.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the common social-emotional challenges and needs of gifted students who also experience one or more learning differences such as learning disorders, ... More


Centre-left parties and the European Union: what next?

Isabelle Hertner

in Centre-left parties and the European Union: Power, accountability and democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526120335
eISBN:
9781526136152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120335.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter first summarises the key findings of this book. It states that European integration - as an external constraint - cannot be made solely responsible for the erosion of ... More


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