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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 84.00
Social Work With Culturally Diverse People addresses the ambivalent and ambiguous changes in society, which have conditioned and constrained the willingness, ability, and efforts of social workers to provide culturally competent services to those different from mainstream society. Each major disadvantaged group is studied. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Social Work and Minorities examines the new challenges presented to Social Workers throughout Europe by the complex problems occasioned by increased migration and settlement and the growing awareness of the specific needs of refugees and asylum seekers. Contributors use illustrative examples from throughout Europe to examine key concepts such as:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95
What does it mean to work inter-culturally? Our multi-cultural society is changing the parameters of counselling. Working Inter-Culturally in Counselling Settings explores how racial issues can be recognised and worked within a practical, clinical setting. The book looks at how the counselling setting can influence practice, and the book includes... more...