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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different countries and a range of religious traditions and identifies... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
John Chandler?s Faith-Based Policy: A Litmus Test for Understanding Contemporary America provides insight into the faith-based policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chandler argues that the faith-based experiment is becoming increasingly entrenched in the institutional fabric of American government and culture and that analyzing it reveals... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional, scientific, nonsectarian" philanthropy have had on how religious philanthropies carry out their activities. The organizations examined include the American Friends... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
Transpersonal Perspectives on Spirituality in Social Work brings to light the fact that spiritual well-being is an essential part of the health of every individual. Beginning with conceptual and theoretical frameworks for understanding transpersonal theory, Transpersonal Perspectives on Spirituality in Social Work goes on to deliver empirical and clinical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00
Spirituality in Social Work: New Directions guides social workers on how to address the religious and spiritual aspects of people's lives while respecting and appreciating the diverse and sometimes conflicting expressions of spirituality within individuals and communities. Contributors present an overview of the connection between spirituality and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
The Charitable Choice provision and the Bush Administration's National Faith-Based Initiative have broadened the scope of social services delivered through faith-based organizations. There are expectations that these faith-based social service providers will be more effective - but how should that effectiveness be measured? Faith -Based Social Services:... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 39.68
Die konfessionelle Identität der diakonisch-caritativen Einrichtungen wurde im Zuge der Verrechtlichung, der Professionalisierung und nicht zuletzt des starken quantitativen Ausbaus der sozialen Arbeit seit den 1960er Jahren zunehmend fragwürdig. In diesem Kontext avancierte das Paradigma des "Dienstes" zum Leitbild im Selbstverständnis beider... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 69.99
This book covers the history and present-day realities of the epidemic of child sexual exploitation and the law enforcement efforts to combat it. Written from the perspective of those who have spent their careers investigating, prosecuting, and adjudicating these cases, the authors provide fresh, practical thinking to this challenging legal area.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 109.95
Social work training has long emphasised the importance of evidence-based practice, sidelining the role of spirituality in the lives of service users. In this path-breaking book Beth Crisp discusses how spirituality can be sensitively incorporated into social work practice by considering spirituality as an aspect of lived experience. This will be a... more...