By James O. Midgley
The social improvement process seeks to combine fiscal and social rules inside a dynamic improvement strategy so one can in attaining social welfare targets. this primary accomplished textbook at the topic demonstrates that social improvement deals seriously major insights for the built in addition to the constructing world.
James Midgley describes the social improvement technique, lines its origins in constructing international locations, reports theoretical matters within the box and analyzes diversified thoughts in social improvement. by way of including the developmental size, social improvement is proven to go beyond the dichotomy among the residualist method, which concentrates on concentrating on assets to the main needy, and th
By Mary Bruce Webb, Kathryn Dowd, Brenda Jones Harden, John Landsverk, Mark Testa
The landmark nationwide Survey of kid and Adolescent healthiness (NSCAW) examine represents the 1st attempt to assemble nationally consultant info, in keeping with first-hand experiences, concerning the healthiness of youngsters and households who come across the kid welfare process. NSCAW's findings provide an extraordinary nationwide resource of knowledge that describe the developmental prestige and useful features of youngsters who come to the eye of kid protecting companies. even more than an easy background of placements or size of remain in foster care, NSCAW information chart the trajectory of households throughout provider pathways for a multi-dimensional view in their particular wishes. The NSCAW survey is longitudinal, includes direct exams and stories approximately every one baby from a number of resources, and is designed to handle questions of kinfolk between kid's features and reports, their improvement, their pathways in the course of the baby welfare provider process, their carrier wishes, their provider receipt, and, eventually, their overall healthiness through the years. The chapters during this wealthy synthesis of NSCAW info signify considerate and more and more subtle methods to the issues highlighted within the learn and in baby welfare study usually. The authors capitalize at the longitudinal, multidimensional facts to catch the studies of kids and households from the time they're investigated by means of CPS even though a number of follow-up issues, and to think about the interdependent nature of the normal baby welfare results of safeguard, permanence, and overall healthiness. the themes coated not just are severe to baby welfare perform and coverage, but in addition are of compelling curiosity to different baby provider sectors resembling health and wellbeing, psychological wellbeing and fitness, schooling, and juvenile justice. The authors of chapters during this quantity are esteemed researchers inside of psychology, social paintings, economics, and public healthiness. jointly they characterize the way forward for baby welfare learn, showcasing the possibility of NSCAW as a worthy source to the study group and offering glimpses of ways the information can be utilized to notify perform and coverage.
By Larry M. Gant, Patricia A. Stewart, Vincent J. Lynch
Written via a crew of nationally well-known African American social paintings execs with large and wonderful backgrounds of HIV/AIDS carrier, the e-book examines the quandary dealing with African American groups. The editors attempt to express to teachers, researchers, and scholars the significance of the main issue and that people and organisations serving African american citizens must be in a position to reply to the carrier supply wishes this obstacle brings.The problem is clear within the indisputable fact that by way of yr 2000 absolutely 50% of all AIDS instances may be between African Americans?€”who simply represent 12% of the nation's inhabitants. This publication serves as a take-heed call and is designed to stimulate dialogue and making plans for brand spanking new types of provider to all African americans and HIV prevention, schooling, and therapy.
By Rich Furman
Treating males as a culturally certain workforce, wealthy Furman integrates key conceptions of masculinity into culturally delicate social paintings perform with males. targeting veterans, displaced staff, substance abusers, psychological healthiness shoppers, and different teams that may be not likely to hunt support, Furman deftly explores the psychosocial improvement of guys, in addition to the globalization of men's lives, substitute conceptions of masculinity, and exact dynamics inside of male relationships.
Furman bolsters his conclusions with case stories and evidence-based interventions. His state-of-the-art study merges 4 key social paintings theories and explores how they tell perform with psychological future health matters, compulsive issues, habit, and violence. by means of selling gender fairness and culturally powerfuble perform with males, Furman bridges the distance among medical and macro perform. Social paintings perform with males in danger is a vital textual content for educators and practitioners hoping to pursue potent, far-reaching interventions.
By Donald Collins
AN creation TO relations SOCIAL paintings, Fourth variation offers a robust origin within the options and talents it is very important reach perform with households. The publication deals attractive case reviews, end-of-chapter routines, illustrations, and pictures to familiarize you with the themes handy.
By Katherine Van Wormer
Human habit and the Social surroundings, Micro point draws on a resilience version to discover the dynamics of human habit around the lifestyles span. organic, mental, and religious dimensions are coated. Illustrations and vignettes from social paintings, psychology, literature, philosophy, and present occasions spotlight the turning issues in our lives. severe pondering questions are supplied. the result's a necessary booklet that bridges conception and perform in line with the 2015 Council on Social paintings schooling (CSWE) standards.
By Raymond Mayers PhD, Federico Souflee Jr. PhD, Dick Schoech PhD
Drawing on their adventure as academics and social staff, the authors introduce scholars to the advanced talents invaluable for powerful administration in human provider management. during this textbook, they current real difficulties via concise case reviews with study-guide questions for dialogue. The illustrative case reports conceal a wide variety of events and dilemmas human companies pupil can anticipate to come across as an administrator - from sexual harassment to moral matters. through concentrating on human carrier organizations, the authors fill a niche in social paintings literature for management, making plans, and administration scholars.
By Hans van Ewijk
Ecu Social coverage and Social paintings explores shifts in foreign social rules and the way they have an effect on nationwide traits and hence the context for social paintings perform. The publication discusses foreign and nationwide social paintings innovations and perform and investigates the tasks for social welfare held by means of the kingdom, the industry and civil society. Hans van Ewijk then elaborates a brand new inspiration of citizenship-based social paintings which helps and encourages self-responsibility, social accountability and the implementation of social rights. the most issues coated are: foreign social coverage and social paintings from welfare to workfare citizenship necessities of citizenship dependent social paintings neighborhood coverage and neighborhood paintings social paintings and replacement components of job reminiscent of adolescence care and social care. Integrating diverse roots and social professions in an overarching new idea, this ebook fairly appears to be like at eu Union international locations. Hans van Ewijk examines debates relating to social paintings as an across the world acknowledged career and technology. This ebook is appropriate for social paintings scholars, teachers and pros with an curiosity in social coverage and foreign social paintings.
By Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, Greg Lamphear
This edited textual content explores immigration detention via an international and transnational lens. Immigration detention is often transnational; the complicated dynamics of apprehending, detaining, and deporting undocumented immigrants contain a number of agencies that coordinate and sometimes act throughout state kingdom barriers. The lives of undocumented immigrants also are transnational in nature; the detention of immigrants in a single kingdom (often with no due approach and with no delivering the chance to touch these of their state of starting place) has profound financial and emotional effects for his or her families.
The authors discover immigration detention in international locations that experience infrequently been formerly explored within the literature. a few of these chapters comprise analyses of detention in nations comparable to Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia. in addition they current chapters which are comparative in nature and care for better, macro matters approximately immigration detention commonly. The authors' common utilization of lived adventure together with a wide scholarly wisdom base is what units this quantity except others, making it worthy and functional for students within the social sciences and anyone attracted to the worldwide phenomenon of immigration detention.
By Bernd Birgmeier
Während der Begriff „Soziale Arbeit“ in der Regel für die inhaltliche und strukturelle Einheit sozialpädagogischer und sozialarbeiterischer Praxis steht, führen Fragen nach der disziplinären Zuständigkeit einer „Sozialen Arbeit als Wissenschaft“ zu vielerlei Kontroversen. Vor allem die in den 1990er Jahren geführten Diskussionen um eine neue, autonome „Sozialarbeitswissenschaft“ spiegeln die Ambivalenzen im wissenschaftlichen Selbstvergewisserungsprozess Sozialer Arbeit wider. Die daraus resultierenden Konfliktlinien zwischen der Sozialpädagogik und der Sozialarbeitswissenschaft beziehen sich dabei auf eine Vielfalt unterschiedlicher Diskursebenen, die in diesem Band retrospektiv analysiert und auf der foundation wissenschaftstheoretischer Überlegungen (neu) bewertet werden.