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Social Theory: Twenty Introductory Lectures
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presented by Wolfgang Knöbl, fl. 1973 and Hans Joas, 1948- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2014, originally published 2009), 618 page(s)
Social theory is the theoretical core of the social sciences, clearly distinguishable from political theory and cultural analysis. This book offers a unique overview of the development of social theory from the end of the Second World War in 1945 to the present day. Spanning the literature in English, French and G...
presented by Wolfgang Knöbl, fl. 1973 and Hans Joas, 1948- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2014, originally published 2009), 618 page(s)
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Management and Leadership in Social Work Practice and Education
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edited by Leon Ginsberg, 1936- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2008, originally published 2008), 502 page(s)
Through his compilation of information on the essentials of management and leadership, Ginsberg presents insightful solutions that can help any social worker maximize his or her contributions to the profession. More than 30 widely acclaimed topic experts offer advice for various organizational settings—health, m...
edited by Leon Ginsberg, 1936- (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2008, originally published 2008), 502 page(s)
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The Survival Guide for Newly Qualified Social Workers: Hitting the Ground Running
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presented by Gordon Jack, fl. 2015 and Helen Donnellan, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2008), 250 page(s)
So, you've passed your degree and have started your first job. But are you confident about translating the theory into practice? Are you prepared to juggle the workload of a busy social worker? Do you have a plan for your continuing professional development? This practical guide provides a wealth of suggestions to...
presented by Gordon Jack, fl. 2015 and Helen Donnellan, fl. 2000 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2008), 250 page(s)
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Women of Color as Social Work Educators: Strengths and Survival
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edited by Halaevalu Ofahengaue-Vakalahi, fl. 2001, Saundra Starks, fl. 2007 and Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, 1947-2016 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2007), 322 page(s)
Inside the pages of this beautifully-presented book are the narratives of twenty women of color who are social work educators in predominantly White systems and institutions. This book brings to life their voices and illuminates their unique experiences as contributors to the betterment of social work education. E...
edited by Halaevalu Ofahengaue-Vakalahi, fl. 2001, Saundra Starks, fl. 2007 and Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, 1947-2016 (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2007), 322 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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Social Emergence: Societies as Complex Systems
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presented by Robert Keith Sawyer, 1960- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 288 page(s)
Sociologists have long believed that psychology alone can't explain what happens when people work together in complex modern societies. In contrast, most psychologists and economists believe that we can explain much about social life with an accurate theory of how individuals make choices and act on them. R. Keith...
presented by Robert Keith Sawyer, 1960- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 288 page(s)
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Theories in Social Work Practice
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directed by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015; produced by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015, Promedion (Lexington, KY: Promedion, 2005), 32 mins
What is social work? Social workers' definitions. NASW practice sections. Brief history of social work. Classical theorists - Durkheim, Weber, Freud. II. Critical analysis of theory: what are theories? How to evaluate a theory for specific applicability in social work practice. III. Orienting theories: used t...
directed by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015; produced by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015, Promedion (Lexington, KY: Promedion, 2005), 32 mins
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The Social Costs of Underemployment: Inadequate Employment as Disguised Unemployment
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presented by C. David Dooley, fl. 2000 and Joann Prause, fl. 2000 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2004), 288 page(s)
Comparing the effects of unemployment and inadequate employment relative to adequate employment, this text studies their effects on self-esteem, alcohol abuse, depression, and birth weight. Using longitudinal methods, it measures controls for reverse causation (selection) and studies a large representative sample...
presented by C. David Dooley, fl. 2000 and Joann Prause, fl. 2000 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 2004), 288 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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The Social Mind: Cognitive and Motivational Aspects of Interpersonal Behavior
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edited by Ladd Wheeler, fl. 2001, Kipling D. Williams, fl. 1979 and Joseph P. Forgas, 1947- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 464 page(s)
Effective social interaction requires sophisticated mental and motivational strategies. The Social Mind reviews and integrates recent psychological research on the relationship between people's thoughts and motives--their 'social mind'--and their interpersonal strategies. The research shows that success in persona...
edited by Ladd Wheeler, fl. 2001, Kipling D. Williams, fl. 1979 and Joseph P. Forgas, 1947- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2001, originally published 2001), 464 page(s)
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