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Slum Health: From the Cell to the Street
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edited by Jason Corburn, fl. 2016 and Lee Riley, fl. 2016 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2016), 338 page(s)
Urban slum dwellers—especially in emerging-economy countries—are often poor, live in squalor, and suffer unnecessarily from disease, disability, premature death, and reduced life expectancy. Yet living in a city can and should be healthy. Slum Health exposes how and why slums can be unhealthy; reveals that not...
edited by Jason Corburn, fl. 2016 and Lee Riley, fl. 2016 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2016), 338 page(s)
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Poverty, Interrupted, Volume 1, The Self-Help Myth: How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty
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written by Erica Kohl-Arenas, 1968-, in Poverty, Interrupted, Volume 1 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2016), 274 page(s)
written by Erica Kohl-Arenas, 1968-, in Poverty, Interrupted, Volume 1 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2016), 274 page(s)
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Poverty, Interrupted, Volume 2, Encountering Poverty: Thinking and Acting in an Unequal World
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written by Clare Talwalker, 1967-, Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, fl. 2016, Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, 1978- and Ananya Roy, 1970-, in Poverty, Interrupted, Volume 2 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2016), 210 page(s)
written by Clare Talwalker, 1967-, Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, fl. 2016, Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, 1978- and Ananya Roy, 1970-, in Poverty, Interrupted, Volume 2 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2016), 210 page(s)
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It's Not Like I'm Poor: How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare World
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written by Jennifer Sykes, fl. 2015, Laura Tach, fl. 2014, Kathryn Edin, 1962- and Sarah Halpern-Meekin, fl. 2008 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015), 300 page(s)
written by Jennifer Sykes, fl. 2015, Laura Tach, fl. 2014, Kathryn Edin, 1962- and Sarah Halpern-Meekin, fl. 2008 (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015), 300 page(s)
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Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014, Clinical Social Work, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014
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edited by Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, 1936- and Michael Olah, fl. 2010, in Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014 (Vienna, Vienna State: International Society of Applied Preventive Medicine i-gap, 2014, originally published 2014), 204 page(s)
edited by Peter G. Fedor-Freybergh, 1936- and Michael Olah, fl. 2010, in Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention, No. 2, Vol. 5, 2014 (Vienna, Vienna State: International Society of Applied Preventive Medicine i-gap, 2014, originally published 2014), 204 page(s)
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Healing Home: Health and Homelessness in the Life Stories of Young Women
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written by Vanessa Oliver, fl. 2008 (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 296 page(s)
Based on research that was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal, Healing Home is an exploration of the lives and health of young women experiencing homelessness. Vanessa Oliver employs an innovative methodology that blends sociology and storytelling practices to investigate these women’s access t...
written by Vanessa Oliver, fl. 2008 (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 296 page(s)
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Gender Oppression and Globalization: Challenges for Social Work
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edited by Sharvari Karandikar, fl. 2002, Tonya E. Perry, fl. 1998 and Janet L. Finn, 1956- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2013), 429 page(s)
This wide-ranging and compelling volume explores the mutually shaping relationship between globalization and gender oppression and considers the implications for social work. Delving into such timely issues as human trafficking, self-image among Black teenagers, and immigration, the authors suggest ways to prepare...
edited by Sharvari Karandikar, fl. 2002, Tonya E. Perry, fl. 1998 and Janet L. Finn, 1956- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2013), 429 page(s)
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8 Counting the Costs of Provisioning for Women Living on Low Incomes
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written by Elaine Porter, fl. 2006; presented by Stephanie Baker Collins, Marge Reitsma-Street, fl. 1989 and Sheila M. Neysmith; in Beyond Caring Labor: To Provisioning Work (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2012, originally published 2012)
Although women have long been members of the labour force, the proportion of domestic, caring, and community work they provide compared to men or the state has yet to decrease substantially. Beyond Caring Labour to Provisioning Work offers a powerful new framework for understanding women's work in a holistic sense...
written by Elaine Porter, fl. 2006; presented by Stephanie Baker Collins, Marge Reitsma-Street, fl. 1989 and Sheila M. Neysmith; in Beyond Caring Labor: To Provisioning Work (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2012, originally published 2012)
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Social Perspective: The Missing Element in Mental Health Practice
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presented by Richard U'Ren, 1939- (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2011, originally published 2011), 232 page(s)
Social Perspective explores the impact of social factors on individual health, a topic often overlooked in the practice of psychiatry, psychology, and medicine. Richard U'Ren synthesizes viewpoints and information usually dispersed among many disciplines to show how social roles, political-economic conditions, and...
presented by Richard U'Ren, 1939- (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2011, originally published 2011), 232 page(s)
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2. When Homeless People in the Community Come Knocking, Do I Let Them In?
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presented by Jonathan Grenz, fl. 2010 and Velmarie L. Albertini, fl. 2008; in Synergistic Collaborations: Pastoral Care and Church Social Work (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011, originally published 2011)
Synergistic Collaborations is a valuable resource for Christian ministers and social workers seeking to extend outreach ministries and new ways to collaborate with community organizations as they serve hurting people. This unique book combines case studies, theological reflections, reality dialogue questions, pers...
presented by Jonathan Grenz, fl. 2010 and Velmarie L. Albertini, fl. 2008; in Synergistic Collaborations: Pastoral Care and Church Social Work (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011, originally published 2011)
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