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The Black Power Movement and American Social Work
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presented by Joyce M. Bell, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2014), 256 page(s)
The Black Power movement has often been portrayed in history and popular culture as the quintessential 'bad boy' of modern black movement-making in America. Yet this impression misses the full extent of Black Power's contributions to U.S. society, especially in regard to black professionals in social work. Relying...
presented by Joyce M. Bell, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2014), 256 page(s)
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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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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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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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Civic Work, Civic Lessons: Two Generations Reflect on Public Service
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written by Thomas Ehrlich, 1934- and Ernestine Fu, fl. 2013 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2013, originally published 2013), 180 page(s)
Civic Work, Civic Lessons explains how and why people of all ages, and particularly young people, should engage in public service as a vocation or avocation. Its authors are 57 years apart in age, but united in their passion for public service, which they term 'civic work.' The book provides unique intergeneration...
written by Thomas Ehrlich, 1934- and Ernestine Fu, fl. 2013 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2013, originally published 2013), 180 page(s)
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The Color of Social Policy
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edited by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, fl. 2003 and King E. Davis, fl. 2000 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2004, originally published 2004), 264 page(s)
This painstakingly well-documented text researches multiple centuries of social policies aimed at the control of people of color in the United States from the earliest years of the republic to the present day. Beginning with the U.S. colonial period, three chapters provide the historical context for understanding...
edited by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, fl. 2003 and King E. Davis, fl. 2000 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2004, originally published 2004), 264 page(s)
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Creating a New Profession: The Beginnings of Social Work Education in the United States
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edited by Leslie Leighninger, fl. 2000 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2000, originally published 2000), 96 page(s)
This text gathers original materials to tell how the social work profession began in the United States through efforts to create organized training and scientific knowledge. While many of the names and texts may be familiar to social work educators, students, and practitioners alike, they are often only briefly me...
edited by Leslie Leighninger, fl. 2000 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2000, originally published 2000), 96 page(s)
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Creating Effective Groups: The Art of Small Group Communication (Third Edition)
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presented by Randy Fujishin, fl. 1994 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013, originally published 1997), 214 page(s)
This practical book gives students the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to communicate more effectively and interact more productively in the small group setting. With the help of this book, any group member can learn the skills necessary to participate in and lead a task group in an effective, productiv...
presented by Randy Fujishin, fl. 1994 (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013, originally published 1997), 214 page(s)
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Critical Supervision for the Human Services: A Social Model to Promote Learning and Values-Based Practice
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presented by Lou Johnston, fl. 2010, Mel Gray, fl. 2001 and Carolyn Noble, fl. 1996 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 290 page(s)
Practitioners in the helping professions today operate in challenging settings where budgets have been cut dramatically, and progression and success are too often defined primarily by key performance indicators and strategic outcomes. Tensions arise when such pressures conflict with helping professionals' core res...
presented by Lou Johnston, fl. 2010, Mel Gray, fl. 2001 and Carolyn Noble, fl. 1996 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 290 page(s)
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