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Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice has made tremendous progress in reaching out to marginalized groups in urban and rural areas of the country, with social work scholars bringing many of the key concepts ... More

Buddy SystemUnderstanding Male Friendships

Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Geoffrey Greif

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Much has been made of the complex social arrangements that girls and women navigate, but little scholarly or popular attention has focused on what friendship means to men. Drawing on in-depth ... More

Care, community and citizenshipResearch and practice in a changing policy context

Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Susan Balloch and Michael Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This collection focuses on the relationship between social care, community, and citizenship, linking them in a way relevant to both policy and practice. It explores key concepts, policies, issues, ... More

Caring for a LivingMigrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Francesca Degiuli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The world of today is aging and is doing so at a great speed. People are living longer and this represents one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but often an extension of life ... More

Coming of Age the RITE WayYouth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

David Blumenkrantz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book examines the relationship between adolescents’ passage to adulthood and community adaptation, resiliency, and survival. It reviews the literature on initiation and rites of passage along ... More

Community development and civil societyMaking connections in the European context

Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

To what extent are the ideas and practice of community development across Europe similar? This book explores this question with special reference to the UK and Hungary and shows how community ... More

Community development as micropoliticsComparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Through a comparative analysis of American and British community development since 1968, this book aims to examine how key political and policy debates social justice and social welfare and how it ... More

Community Social Work Practice in an Urban ContextThe Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice based on a capacity enhancement model offers tremendous potential for unifying communities consisting of groups from very different cultural backgrounds, and in the ... More

Community Treatment for YouthEvidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Barbara J. Burns and Kimberly Hoagwood (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This book presents innovative interventions for youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. The book is designed to fill a gap between the knowledge base and clinical practice through its ... More

Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

The growth of the criminal justice system poses a number of significant problems that require ongoing research efforts by scholars across multiple disciplines. Despite the impact that the criminal ... More

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