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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Riding on the success of Indigenous Social Work Around the World, this book provides case studies to further scholarship on decolonization, a major analytical and activist paradigm among many of the world?s Indigenous Peoples, including educators, tribal leaders, activists, scholars, politicians, and citizens at the grassroots level. Decolonization... 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 2014; US$ 51.95
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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
By focusing on developments in the Nordic welfare states during the past decade, Nordic Social Policy provides new insights into the evolution of welfare state measures and generally assesses the peoples health in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. This comparative work includes chapters on *the changed preconditions of welfare policies *changes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
This important sequel to Nordic Social Policy (Routledge 1999) compares welfare state development over the last twenty years in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden with that of Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries. Topics covered include: * income distribution, health inequalities and gender equality... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 145.00
This volume examines the relationship between Nordic social policy and economic development from a comparative perspective. It identifies the driving forces behind the development of the Nordic welfare model and the problems and dilemmas the model is facing at present. The book also traces the link between democratization and social policy, drawing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95
Be more effective by understanding African American families from an intergenerational perspective Social workers looking to provide competent practice with African American families may be more effective by using a new strengths-based approach from an intergenerational perspective. Social Work Practice with African American Families presents a... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; 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 1998; US$ 28.95
Written by a team of nationally recognized African American social work professionals with extensive and distinguished backgrounds of HIV/AIDS service, the book examines the crisis facing African American communities. The editors strive to convey to academics, researchers, and students the magnitude of the crisis and that individuals and organizations... more...