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Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen, and Keith Chan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190496470
eISBN:
9780190496500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496470.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Given the demographic changes and the reality of cultural diversity in the United States and other parts of the world today, social work researchers are increasingly aware of the need to conduct ... More

Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Rowena Fong, James Lubben, and Richard P. Barth (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190858988
eISBN:
9780190859015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858988.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

The grand challenges are an effort—led by the social work profession—to address 12 major challenges for American society with innovative, evidence-informed, and socially-focused approaches. In ... More

The Masses are the Ruling ClassesPolicy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

The Masses are the Ruling Classes: Policy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

William Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190467067
eISBN:
9780190865948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467067.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The Masses Are the Ruling Classes handles a neglected theme: social policy in the United States is determined by mass consent. Contemporary explanations of decision making in the United States ... More

Religion and Intimate Partner ViolenceUnderstanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607210
eISBN:
9780190607241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607210.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Intimate partner violence is a complex, fear-inducing reality for large numbers of women throughout the world. When violence exists in a relationship, safety is compromised, shame abounds, and peace ... More

Welfare, Work, and PovertySocial Assistance in China

Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China

Qin Gao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190218133
eISBN:
9780190672966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218133.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides the first systematic evaluation of the impact and effectiveness of China’s primary social assistance program, Minimum Livelihood Guarantee, or Dibao. Dibao serves the dual ... More

Youth Marginality in BritainContemporary Studies of Austerity

Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The book critically engages with neo-liberal policies and media representations of youth austerity as a constructed social crisis but remaining the mechanism used by both government and media to ... More

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