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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Addresses the effect that institutional settings typical to the Nordic countries have upon people's attitudes and behaviour. Placed within a European comparative perspective, this work focuses on issues relating to the welfare state, politics, family and work, as well as cultural concerns including economic morality and religiosity. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95
A Philanthropic Covenant will feature eight essays from several prominent African American grantmakers, scholars, activists and clergy that will examine critical elements of modern philanthropy and how they affect Black communities for good and for ill. Each chapter will include statistical documentation of the issues, strategic recommendations to... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 49.95
This volume brings together prominent international scholars involved in both Western and indigenous social work across the globe including James Midgley, Linda Briskman, Alean Al-Krenawi and John R. Graham to discuss some of the most significant global trends and issues relating to indigenous and cross-cultural social work. 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 54.95
The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive analysis and critique of the existing bodies of research literature on black families, children, and communities, and the effects of that literature on the status of this population today. New and expanded practice and research frameworks with culturally sensitive guidelines for rebuilding and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95
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...
- 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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 85.99
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...