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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 79.99
Culture plays a crucial role in our lives. Depending on our cultural background, we judge on and react to everything that we encounter. Subtle differences in behavior can lead to misunderstandings or even culture shock. In a similar manner, virtual characters can be declined by certain user groups when showing culturally inappropriate behavior. But... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
Emotions, behaviors, thoughts, creations, planning, daily physical activities, and routines are programmed within our brains. To acquire these capacities, the brain takes time to fully develop--a process that may take the first 20 years of life. Disruptions of the brain involving neurons, axons, dendrites, synapses, neurotransmitters or brain infrastructure... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 94.95
The groundbreaking new text for culturally competent social work practice In Multicultural Social Work Practice, author Derald Wing Sue, one of the most prominent and respected pioneers in diversity research and practice, explores and synthesizes the important theoretical, political, and philosophical concepts related to cultural competence in the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Following the traditional Scandinavian welfare state model, the Nordic/Scandinavian model has become popular as a basic concept for shaping future approaches to European social politics. This book presents a comparative discussion of the pursuit of innovation in the public sector. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR This provocative and compelling book examines how jobs, schools, the streets, and prisons have shaped the lives and choices of a generation of Puerto Rican youth at the turn of the twenty-first century. At the center of this riveting account?based on an unprecedented eighteen-year study?are three engaging,... more...