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Theories and Evidence Supporting Development of the Taking Charge Group Curriculum

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

in Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This chapter explains the theoretical and empirical basis of the Taking Charge group curriculum, including its developmental and strengths-based, solution-focused frameworks, and the life skills ... More


Introduction: How about a Bigger Box?

Paul Lichterman

in How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of social advocacy groups. Social advocates turn conditions into social problems. They craft compelling claims about the problems, and build campaigns ... More


A New Sociology of Civic Action

Paul Lichterman

in How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses how advocates for social change act. Advocates spend much of their time writing position papers, raising money, enduring meetings, or running educational workshops. All these ... More


How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Paul Lichterman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book renews the tradition of inquiry into collective, social problem-solving. The book follows grassroots activists, nonprofit organization staff, and community service volunteers in three ... More


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