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Cambridge Cultural Social Studies, The Work of Global Justice: Human Rights as Practices
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presented by Fuyuki Kurasawa, 1972-, in Cambridge Cultural Social Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 258 page(s)
Human rights have been generally understood as juridical products, organizational outcomes or abstract principles that are realized through formal means such as passing laws, creating institutions or formulating ideals. In this book, Fuyuki Kurasawa argues that we must reverse this 'top-down' focus by examining ho...
presented by Fuyuki Kurasawa, 1972-, in Cambridge Cultural Social Studies (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 258 page(s)
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Family and Social Change: The Household as a Process in an Industrializing Community
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written by Angélique Janssens, 1955-, in Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time, 21 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993, originally published 1993), 342 page(s)
This book examines the effects of nineteenth-century industrialization on the strength of relationships within the family and between generations. Dr. Janssens' quantitative approach, based on Dutch population registers, reveals a new perspective: although family life did go through some changes, early industriali...
written by Angélique Janssens, 1955-, in Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time, 21 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993, originally published 1993), 342 page(s)
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Can: Mental Illness and Recovery in the Asian-American Community
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written by Pearl Park; directed by Pearl Park (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
In a culture where mental problems are often viewed as a stigma that brings shame to the family, this documentary breaks an important silence. CAN is a seminal film about Asian Americans suffering from mental illness. In a culture where mental problems are often viewed as a stigma that brings shame to the family,...
written by Pearl Park; directed by Pearl Park (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
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Case Scenarios for Teaching and Learning Social Work Practice
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edited by Shirley M. Haulotte, fl. 2001 and Jane A. Kretzschmar, fl. 2001 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2001, originally published 2001), 144 page(s)
Suitable for practice courses at the BSW or MSW levels, the 40 carefully crafted vignettes in this collection are drawn from actual cases and combine practitioner expertise, rigorous scholarship, and current social work knowledge. A wide range of settings, client systems, and problems are presented, as are suggest...
edited by Shirley M. Haulotte, fl. 2001 and Jane A. Kretzschmar, fl. 2001 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2001, originally published 2001), 144 page(s)
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The Causes and Consequences of Group Violence: From Bullies to Terrorists
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edited by Marc Lucht, fl. 1999, John Ryan, fl. 2007 and James Hawdon, fl. 2005 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 304 page(s)
The Causes and Consequences of Group Violence: From Bullies to Terrorists offers a transnational and transdisciplinary investigation of the causes and consequences of violence, ranging from bullying and hate crimes to revolutions, genocide, and acts of terrorism. Editors James Hawdon, John Ryan, and Mark Lucht bri...
edited by Marc Lucht, fl. 1999, John Ryan, fl. 2007 and James Hawdon, fl. 2005 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 304 page(s)
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Challenges in Professional Supervision: Current Themes and Models for Practice
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written by Allyson Davys, fl. 2010 and Liz Beddoe, fl. 2010 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 250 page(s)
Challenges in Professional Supervision draws on the latest research and theory to explore issues, trends and developments in supervision work. The provision of excellent supervision is strongly linked to improved performance and staff retention. In this book, supervision is examined across a broad range of setting...
written by Allyson Davys, fl. 2010 and Liz Beddoe, fl. 2010 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 250 page(s)
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Challenging Stress, Burnout and Rust-Out: Finding Balance in Busy Lives
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written by Teena Clouston, fl. 2005 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 210 page(s)
A balanced lifestyle enhances health, happiness and wellbeing. With practical techniques and strategies, this book explores how this balance can be found and how stress and anxiety, which are linked to being overworked and over busy, may be alleviated. It begins by examining the state of work-life imbalance in our...
written by Teena Clouston, fl. 2005 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 210 page(s)
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Cheated of Childhood
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(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
Once the glittering capital of Russia, the city of St. Petersburg and its magnificent metro stations have become home to a generation of street children who survive by begging, informal child labor or prostitution. The end of communism may have brought many positive economic changes in the lives of ordinary Russia...
(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
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Child Custody and Visitation Disputes in Sweden and the United States: A Study of Love, Justice and Knowledge
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presented by Diane M. Pranzo, fl. 2013 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 192 page(s)
What are the social and cultural features that have the most impact on the interpretation of the legal standard, 'best interest of the child'? One method for answering this question is through a comparison of two societies, Sweden and the United States, both of which apply the same legal standard to similar contes...
presented by Diane M. Pranzo, fl. 2013 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 192 page(s)
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Child Maltreatment Intervention
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presented by Mary K. Mulvaney, 1954-; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 1 hour 6 mins
Social workers and other professionals often struggle with how to identify and deal with child maltreatment. Mary Mulvaney describes the different types of child abuse and neglect, discusses the risk and protective factors involved in assessing for maltreatment, and highlights the use of strength-based interventio...
presented by Mary K. Mulvaney, 1954-; produced by Microtraining Associates (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2016), 1 hour 6 mins
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