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  • Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Servicesby Yvonne Asamoah

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Innovations in Delivering Culturally Sensitive Social Work Services: Challenges for Practice and Education is for human service professionals and educators who are seeking innovative ways to make their practice and service delivery more culturally appropriate and their education and training more relevant. As Editor Yvonne Asamoah explains, ?There... more...

  • When a Heart Turns Rock Solidby Timothy Black

    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...

  • Racism and Racial Identityby Lisa V. Blitz

    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...

  • Dropping Anchor, Setting Sailby Jacqueline Nassy Brown

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    The port city of Liverpool, England, is home to one of the oldest Black communities in Britain. Its members proudly date their history back at least as far as the nineteenth century, with the global wanderings and eventual settlement of colonial African seamen. Jacqueline Nassy Brown analyzes how this worldly origin story supports an avowedly local... more...

  • African American Children and Families in Child Welfareby Ramona Denby; Carla M. Curtis

    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...

  • Working Inter-Culturally in Counselling Settingsby Aisha Dupont-Joshua

    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...

  • Cultural Diversity for Virtual Charactersby Birgit Endrass

    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...

  • Nordic Social Attitudes in a European Perspectiveby H. Ervasti; T. Fridberg; M. Hjerm

    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...

  • Handbuch Soziale Diensteby Adalbert Evers

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 49.99

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  • Reconceptualizing the Strengths and Common Heritage of Black Familiesby Edith M. Freeman; Sadye L. Logan

    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...