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Adolescents in Public HousingAddressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Von Nebbitt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book incorporates data from multiple public housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non-HOPE VI ... More

Baby Boomers of ColorImplications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides a comprehensive portrait of the status and unique assets of baby boomers of color. It argues that quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking ... More

The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

Joyce Bell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162609
eISBN:
9780231538015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162609.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

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 ... More

Change ResearchA Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Corey Shdaimah, Roland Stahl, and Sanford Schram

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Collaborating with community members adds a critical dimension to social work research, providing practitioners with intimate knowledge of a community's goals and needs while equipping community ... More

In their VoicesBlack Americans on Transracial Adoption

In their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Rhonda M. Roorda

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172219
eISBN:
9780231540483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172219.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

While many proponents of transracial adoption claim that American society is increasingly becoming “color-blind,” a growing body of research reveals that for transracial adoptees of all backgrounds, ... More

Latino Small Businesses and the American DreamCommunity Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Latino small businesses provide social, economic, and cultural comfort to their communities. They are also excellent facilitators of community capacity—a major component of effective social work ... More

The Making of Lee Boyd MalvoThe D.C. Sniper

The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan Mack

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After ... More

Resolving Community Conflicts and ProblemsPublic Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue

Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems: Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue

Roger Lohmann and Jon Van Til (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151689
eISBN:
9780231525282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151689.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Public deliberation and group discussion can strengthen the foundations of civil society, even when the groups engaged in debate share a history of animosity. Scholars have begun to study the ... More

Social Justice and the Urban Obesity CrisisImplications for Social Work

Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban ... More

Social Work Science

Social Work Science

Ian Shaw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

What is the role of science in social work? Ian Shaw considers social work inventions, evidence-based practice, the history of scientific claims in social work practice, technology, and social work ... More

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