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- 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...
- 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 2012; US$ 161.00
Drawing on data from three separate studies that involved interviews with and observations of youths in community and service centers, offers an initial design for a program to help young, at-risk African-American males. Finds the studies to agree on the importance of caring relationships and philosophical orientations to promote spiritual growth.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
A portrait of two important black social scientists and a broader history of race relations, this important work captures the vitality and chaos of post-war politics in New York, recasting the story of the civil rights movement. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.00
The purpose of this book is to expose students of the helping professions, counselors, teachers, college professors, mental health workers, and social workers to the unique characteristics of representative American subgroups and to effectively assist these same professionals as they work with clients and/or students from these populations. These are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...
- 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...
- 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...