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- 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$ 96.00
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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 75.57
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This is a sharp analysis of the unique Nordic welfare system with urgent lessons for governments and societies across the globe. Welfare programs and institutions tend to be analyzed as instrumental arrangements, overlooking the fact that welfare programs are essentially expressions of moral conceptions and values. This book recognises this distinction... more...