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- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99
This text proposes corrective action to improve the institutional care of African American children and their families, calling attention to the specific needs of this population and the historical, social, and political factors that have shaped its experience within the child welfare system. The authors critique policy and research and suggest culturally... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
In this volume, Indigenous and non-Indigenous social work scholars examine local cultures, beliefs, values, and practices as central to decolonization. Supported by a growing interest in spirituality and ecological awareness in international social work, they interrogate trends, issues, and debates in Indigenous social work theory, practice methods,... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 90.98
Hauptbeschreibung Carla Thies untersucht die Funktion und Bedeutung des Begriffs der Legitimität im Bereich des Völkerrechts am Beispiel der Thematik kultureller Vielfalt. Mit dem Begriff der Legitimität wird rechtstheoretisch die Vorstellung verknüpft, dass das positive Völkerrecht von bestimmten, von ihm bereits vorausgesetzten Interessen und Grundprinzipien... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services: Challenges for Practice and Education is for human service professionals and educators who are seeking innovative ways to make their practice and service delivery more culturally appropriate and their education and training more relevant. As Editor Yvonne Asamoah explains, ?There... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.50
This powerful book examines the emotional and psychological impact of racism, culture and identity within the context of racism, and racial identity in treatment. The book's contributors address the "invisible" aspects of racism (stress, abuse, and trauma), social functioning, domestic violence, and foster care, with a special focus on women and West... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Psychology for Social Workers is designed to help qualifying and practising social workers to understand and counteract the impact of discrimination, work in an ethnically sensitive way and demonstrate an awareness of ways to combat both individual and institutional racism through anti-racist practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 161.00
Drawing on data from three separate studies that involved interviews with and observations of youths in community and service centers, offers an initial design for a program to help young, at-risk African-American males. Finds the studies to agree on the importance of caring relationships and philosophical orientations to promote spiritual growth.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Social work education has recently undergone major changes, with anti-discriminatory practice being a high priority area in professional training. Psychology for Social Workers provides an introductory text which will help qualifying and practising social workers to: understand and counteract the impact of discrimination; work in... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 44.00
This book fills the gap in the market for an accessible, general introduction to advocacy, specifically aimed at social workers. The book looks at the value base of advocacy as well as emphasising practice and skills such as assertiveness and negotiation. more...