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The church and charity

  • Social Work and Faith-based Organizationsby Beth R. Crisp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Faith-Based Policyby John Chandler

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 77.99

    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...

  • Religion in Philanthropic Organizationsby Thomas J. Davis

    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...

  • Transpersonal Perspectives on Spirituality in Social Workby Edward R Canda; Elizabeth D Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Use these ideas in your social work practice to help the whole person--including your client's spiritual side! 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. It will show you how to facilitate and encourage growth in the transpersonal... more...

  • Spirituality and Social Workby Professor Beth R Crisp; Dr Lucy Jordan; Professor Patrick O'Leary

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    For much of the twentieth century, professional social work sought to distance itself from its religious origins with the consequence being that the role of spirituality in the lives of service users tended to be sidelined. Yet it is clear that many people begin to explore their spirituality precisely at times when they are trying to make sense of... more...

  • Spirituality in Social Workby Edward R Canda

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    As Spirituality in Social Work: New Directions shows you, there has been an increase of interest among social workers concerning spiritual matters. In response to this collective interest, Edward Canda and several other members of the Society for Spirituality and Social Work have compiled a thorough and timely compendium of social work research, theory,... more...

  • Faith-Based Social Servicesby Stephanie C. Boddie; Ram A. Cnaan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    Read the latest studies on the effectiveness of religious-based services?and the problems revealed in the assessment 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... more...

  • Serving God Globallyby Roland Hoksbergen

    Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.00

    This unique text and vocational resource on mission and development work equips readers to serve God and the needs of the world in a global arena. more...

  • Child Exploitation and Traffickingby Virginia M. Kendall; T. Markus Funk; Richard A. Posner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 84.99

    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...

  • Faith, Politics, and Powerby Rebecca Sager

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    Section 104, a small provision of the 1996 Welfare Reform bill called "Charitable Choice," was the beginning of what we now know as the Faith-Based Initiative. Using data from multiple sources this book examines how and why states have been creating these policies and practices. The data reveal three key aspects of faith-based policy implementation... more...