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From Welfare to WorkCorporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

From Welfare to Work: Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110159
eISBN:
9780199865635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Social Policy

Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, this book offers a success story and a broad discussion of ... More

Immigration WorldwidePolicies, Practices, and Trends

Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Uma A. Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Mayadas (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Immigration occurs in the wealthy nations of the global north and the not-so-rich countries of the global south; it involves individuals who arrive with substantial human capital and those with ... More

Social Work and Social DevelopmentTheories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

James Midgley and Amy Conley (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Developmental social work, which is also known as the social development approach to social work, emphasizes the role of social investment in professional practice. These investments meet the ... More

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