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Working for a Good Life

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter addresses work as an important domain of ethical talk, arguing that work and the talk about it are unavoidably ethical in nature. The chapter considers the multiple ways work is ... More


Social Work Research: History, Organizational Roles, and the Influence of the National Institutes of Health

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Two provides an historical overview of national social work research capacity – building efforts, especially in the context of the roles of national social work organizations and the National ... More


Introduction: School Social Work in the 21st Century—Making Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Work in School Social Work Practice

Michael S. Kelly

in The Domains and Demands of School Social Work Practice: A Guide to Working Effectively with Students, Families, and Schools

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343304
eISBN:
9780199863945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343304.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

School social work is one of social work’s oldest subspecialties and has just entered its 2nd century. In the United States, school social work has grown from a few “visiting teachers” in 1906 ... More


Introduction: Aging, I Wrote

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The introduction tells of the author's development as a gerontological social worker and educator.


Families move into work: skills, training and tax credits

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the work histories and work experience of parents, their ambitions and the role of training in helping mothers in particular back into work. It summarises the evidence from the ... More


Longitudinal analysis and the constitution of the concept of gender

Jane Elliott

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the value of longitudinal data and longitudinal approaches for examining women's lives. In particular, the chapter focuses on the role of part-time work in the context of ... More


Introduction: A 360-Degree View of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) in Schools

Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of Research and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366297
eISBN:
9780199864010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366297.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Since its creation in the 1980s, solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) has gradually become a common and accepted treatment option for many mental health professionals. With its emphasis on client ... More


‘Practical power and faith’: 1 Ruskin and the Companions of the Guild of St George

Stuart Eagles

in After Ruskin: The Social and Political Legacies of a Victorian Prophet, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602414
eISBN:
9780191725050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602414.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Ruskin's utopianist Guild of St. George was the embodiment of his social challenge. An extension of his personality, it grew partly out of his early involvement with the Working Men's College in ... More


The Great Unspoken: Teaching and Learning Working-Class History from the Seminar Room to the Union Hall

James R. Barrett

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author reflects on his more than thirty years of teaching at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to underscore some of the important contributions labor historians ... More


“Knife in the Water”: The Struggle over Collective Consumption in Urbanizing Poland

Kacper Pobłocki

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on urban change, and the social tensions it triggered, in the Polish city of Łódź. Kacper Pobłocki embeds the discussion in the feature film, Knife in Water, by Roman Polanski, ... More


Pathways Through Poverty

Erynn Masi de Casanova

in Dust and Dignity: Domestic Employment in Contemporary Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739453
eISBN:
9781501739477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739453.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter traces women's labor trajectories, studying interviews with fifty-two women in four Ecuadorian cities about their work histories, which all include stints of paid domestic work, periods ... More


The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class

Heath W Carter and Janine Giordano Drake (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039997
eISBN:
9780252098178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book collects works from a new generation of scholars working at the nexus where religious history and working-class history converge. Focusing on Christianity and its unique purchase in ... More


Introduction

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson: Catholic, Socialist, Feminist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479802180
eISBN:
9781479892006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802180.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The introduction provides an overview of the study, situates its place within the relevant historiography of biography, working-class and radical history, women’s history, and the history of ... More


Conclusion

David S. Pedulla

in Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175102
eISBN:
9780691200071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175102.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter discusses the broader implications of the book's findings for theoretical and empirical scholarship on work and employment, social inequality in the workplace, evaluation ... More


The Purposeful Church in A History of the Work of Redemption

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This section explains Edwards’s view of the divine work in history through exploration of the relationship between the church and its context. The church is God’s way of bringing order and unity to ... More


Informal education in an historical perspective: between an instrument of social education and a socioeducational practice

Filip Coussée and Tony Jeffs

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Informal education is a contested arena of practice. Across Europe its legal status, methods, degree of professionalisation, level of development and location within the welfare system reveals a very ... More


Nicotine and Working-Class History

Gregory Wood

in Clearing the Air: The Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704826
eISBN:
9781501706349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704826.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explores the intertwined histories of smoking and the working class, pointing out the ubiquity of smoking in twentieth-century workplaces despite its marginalized presence ... More


Social Workers and Financial Capability in the Profession’s First Half-Century

Paul H. Stuart

in Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

During the social work profession’s earliest days, workers in the charity organization and settlement house movements emphasized the importance of helping clients improve financial capability: engage ... More


The Development of Women's Labor Market Experiences

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses how women's employment trajectories have differed between Japan and Taiwan, as well as the consequences of these differences. Using survey data containing individuals' detailed ... More


Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, and Scanlon f

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083532
eISBN:
9781781706268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The symbolic and material treatment of youth by Irish society in general, and the institutions of Church, State and civil society more specifically, reflect broad social and cultural shifts. In a ... More


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