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- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 158.00
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...
- 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 2008; US$ 44.95
Through powerful first-person accounts, scholarly analysis, and compelling narrative, Century of Genocide details the causes and ramifications of the genocides perpetrated in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Historical context provides the necessary background on the actors and victims to help us better understand these episodes... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 59.95
The profession of social work has a long and admirable history of attending to issues related to diversity and oppression. This new edition continues to examine the disciplinary attention regarding the provision of services to clientele who were most often marginalized by mainstream society. By understanding certain aspects of the culture experienced... 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 27.99
1. Overview of Cross-Cultural Research. 2. Process of Cross-Cultural Instrument Development and Assessment. 3. Preliminary Steps in Cross-Cultural Instrument Development. 4. Adopting or Adapting Existing Instruments. 5. Developing New Instruments. 6. Assessing Measurement Equivalence. 7. Testing Cross-Cultural Measurement Invariance. 8. Concluding... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
The port city of Liverpool, England, is home to one of the oldest Black communities in Britain. Its members proudly date their history back at least as far as the nineteenth century, with the global wanderings and eventual settlement of colonial African seamen. Jacqueline Nassy Brown analyzes how this worldly origin story supports an avowedly local... more...
- The Policy Press 2003; US$ 41.95
Recent urban disturbances, concerns about the fate of asylum seekers and renewed debates about the nature of ethnic identity and citizenship have all combined to give ethnic differences a high public and policy profile. This book explores the diverse experiences of ethnic disadvantage and challenges common assumptions. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 86.95
This handbook emphasizes culturally sensitive social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders. It integrates conceptual information with concrete, hands-on application of skills. The book is divided into three parts: (1) the nature and scope of social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders (2) Asian and Pacific Islander populations and (3) special... more...