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The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book is intended to be read at any stage in the dissertation process, but will be particularly useful in the early stages of preparation for a social work dissertation, and as a reference ... More


Justice, Restoration, and Social Work

Nancy P. Kropf

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the values, ethics, and practices that comprise social work, and examines the profession's rich history of working to improve the lives of individuals and to create a more ... More


Equal pay

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698462
eISBN:
9780191745904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This examines the scope of the obligation to provide equal pay in EU law, the meaning of ‘pay’ including its application in the field of pensions and occupational social security schemes, the meaning ... More


Young people’s attitudes and values

Jacqueline O’Reilly and Clémentine Moyart (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the attitudes and aspirations of young people themselves. First, it considers whether being employed, being jobless, or having a temporary contract affect young people's ... More


Valuing and transgressing

Linda Bell

in Exploring Social Work: An Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350712
eISBN:
9781447350736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350712.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores social work values. These values, such as promoting social justice, are considered key to this occupational group. Many of the chapter's interviewees seem to share similar ... More


Are the work values of the younger generations changing?

Gábor Hajdu and Endre Sik

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyzes whether work values differ between birth cohorts, age groups, and time periods. Using large cross-national surveys from more than 30 countries, it is shown that the centrality ... More


Young people and their contemporary labour market values

Wim Plug and Mancula du Bois-Raymond

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines what kind of labour-market-related values present-day young Dutch people espouse. It then interprets these data and investigates how the Dutch outcomes relate to developments in ... More


The social work–criminal justice context: personal and professional ethical tensions

Jane Fenton

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter considers whether tensions between social work values and the reality of expected practice in criminal justice social work (CJSW) in Scotland, might cause ethical stress or ‘disjuncture’ ... More


Values, Principles, and Analytical Framework

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the values and principles vital for shaping how community social work practice is carried out when addressing Latino small businesses. The four key values in implementing ... More


Consistency and change: internationally educated social workers compare interpretations and approaches in Canada and their countries of origin

Annie Pullen Sansfaçon, Marion Brown, and Stephanie Éthier

in Transnational Social Work: Opportunities and Challenges of a Global Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333364
eISBN:
9781447333401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333364.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Every year, a number of social workers who have studied and obtained their qualifications abroad immigrate to Canada. They do so to start a new life and pursue their careers in one of the Canadian ... More


Career choice: like mother, like daughter

Jill Armstrong

in Like Mother, Like Daughter?: How Career Women Influence Their Daughters' Ambition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334088
eISBN:
9781447334132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334088.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter demonstrates that mothers in high-status career roles are, in most cases, the primary influence over their daughters' career expectations. The mothers with careers in the study often ... More


Hope and change: choosing a president

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal

in The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447337058
eISBN:
9781447337102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337058.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter reflects on the challenge of choosing a president, drawing on conversations with white working-class communities about their lived economic and social experiences, as well as their lived ... More


Speech Beyond Toleration: Moral Controversialism (Then and Now)

Helen Small

in The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861935
eISBN:
9780191894756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861935.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter treats one of the great confrontations in the history of British public moralism between cynical provocation and a more ‘responsible’ approach to freedom of expression: Thomas Carlyle’s ... More


Recruitment to the Profession

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“Recruitment to the Profession” discusses the key role that nonprofit camps have long played in the recruitment of new social workers. Early efforts were uneven and uncoordinated. During the 1950s ... More


The Liverpool dock strike of 1995–98: the end of the line?

Brian Marren

in We shall not be moved: "How Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095764
eISBN:
9781526109668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095764.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The culmination of a Liverpool working-class culture of resistance was manifested in the long drawn-out Liverpool Dockers’ Strike of 1995-1998. The strike was in many ways centred exclusively on ... More


Audit, Accountability, and the Impact of the Two World Wars

David Dewar and Warwick Funnell

in A History of British National Audit: The Pursuit of Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790310
eISBN:
9780191831645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790310.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The impact of the World Wars on accountability was on three levels: parliamentary funding, controls over the conduct of spending, and the scope and depth of audit. During the First World War the ... More


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