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Decent Incomes for AllImproving Policies in Europe

Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Bea Cantillon, Tim Goedemé, and John Hills (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

This book aims to shed new light on recent poverty trends in the European Union, responses by European welfare states, and how progress can be made to realize a decent income for all. The text ... More

Facing SegregationHousing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and inequality. The ... More

Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving ContextsCulture, Organization, and Time

Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving Contexts: Culture, Organization, and Time

Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenisthty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190663049
eISBN:
9780190663070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663049.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Since 2005, the bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, with this massive expansion of research, ... More

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Clients Managing Trauma

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Clients Managing Trauma

Adam Froerer, Jacqui von Cziffra-Bergs, Johnny Kim, and Elliott Connie (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190678784
eISBN:
9780190678814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678784.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book is a comprehensive overview of how solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) can be used as a treatment approach for working with clients managing various forms of trauma. This book includes an ... More

Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human ServicesUnderstanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Building Cultures and Climates for Effective Human Services: Understanding and Improving Organizational Social Contexts with the ARC mode

Anthony L. Hemmelgarn and Charles Glisson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190455286
eISBN:
9780190455316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455286.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Research and Evaluation

This book explains how organizational culture and climate affect the quality and outcomes of human services and describes the Availability, Responsiveness, and Continuity (ARC) model of ... More

Creative TeamworkDeveloping Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography

Creative Teamwork: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography

Pat Armstrong and Ruth Lowndes (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190862268
eISBN:
9780190862299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862268.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Creative Team Work: Developing Rapid, Site-Switching Ethnography is much more than a description of a new way of doing rapid ethnography to capture the rich complexity and contradictions of social ... More

Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

Rowena Fong, James Lubben, and Richard P. Barth (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190858988
eISBN:
9780190859015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858988.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

The grand challenges are an effort—led by the social work profession—to address 12 major challenges for American society with innovative, evidence-informed, and socially-focused approaches. In ... More

Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo)An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo): An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Catherine Fuchsel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672829
eISBN:
9780190672850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672829.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The Sí, Yo Puedo (SYP) program manual/book is a culturally specific 11-week curriculum designed to provide education on domestic violence, promote self-esteem, prevent domestic violence, help ... More

Religion and Intimate Partner ViolenceUnderstanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607210
eISBN:
9780190607241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607210.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Intimate partner violence is a complex, fear-inducing reality for large numbers of women throughout the world. When violence exists in a relationship, safety is compromised, shame abounds, and peace ... More

PhallaciesHistorical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Kathleen M. Brian and James W. Trent, Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity is a collection of essays that focuses on disabled men who negotiate their masculinity as well as their disability. Some chapters ... More

A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community ChangePartnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares, Tina R. Shanks, Larry M. Gant, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. Detroit, with its vast majority Black population and struggling auto industry, ... More

Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older AdultsTheory, Practice, and Research

Evidence-Based Treatment and Practice with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research

Nancy Kropf and Sherry Cummings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190214623
eISBN:
9780190682248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214623.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence Based Treatment with Older Adults: Theory, Practice, and Research provides a detailed examination of five research-supported psychosocial interventions for use with older adults: cognitive ... More

Welfare, Work, and PovertySocial Assistance in China

Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China

Qin Gao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190218133
eISBN:
9780190672966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218133.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides the first systematic evaluation of the impact and effectiveness of China’s primary social assistance program, Minimum Livelihood Guarantee, or Dibao. Dibao serves the dual ... More

The Hidden Among the HiddenAfrican-American Elder Male Caregivers

The Hidden Among the Hidden: African-American Elder Male Caregivers

Helen K. Black, John T. Groce, and Charles E. Harmon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190602321
eISBN:
9780190602345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602321.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The question of our research and our book is as follows: What is the experience of African-American elder male caregivers? Research and literature on African-American older males as informal, primary ... More

The Open DoorHomelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Carol L. M. Caton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment, explains how and why homelessness in this group has persisted over the past 35 years despite policy and ... More

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in SchoolsA 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Johhny Kim, Michael Kelly, and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190607258
eISBN:
9780190607289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607258.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Teachers, administrators, and students face many challenges in schools, yet schools are also places of solutions, strengths, and successes. The second edition of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in ... More

The Masses are the Ruling ClassesPolicy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

The Masses are the Ruling Classes: Policy Romanticism, Democratic Populism, and Social Welfare in America

William Epstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190467067
eISBN:
9780190865948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467067.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The Masses Are the Ruling Classes handles a neglected theme: social policy in the United States is determined by mass consent. Contemporary explanations of decision making in the United States ... More

Family Engagement in SchoolsStrategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Family Engagement in Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators

Nancy Chavkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190642129
eISBN:
9780190642150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642129.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Family Engagement with Schools: Strategies for School Social Workers and Educators provides evidence-based strategies for school social workers and educators to engage families in their children’s ... More

Giving with a Thousand HandsThe Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Pushpa Sundar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

India has been a major recipient of international aid since its independence on account of its developmental gaps and wide income disparity; yet it also ranks among the top four nations in the world ... More

Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen, and Keith Chan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190496470
eISBN:
9780190496500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496470.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Given the demographic changes and the reality of cultural diversity in the United States and other parts of the world today, social work researchers are increasingly aware of the need to conduct ... More

Improving Public ServicesInternational Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Douglas J. Besharov, Karen J. Baehler, and Jacob Alex Klerman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The government performance movement has been in full swing for decades around the world. So, why do so many public programs and organizations continue to underperform? A major reason is that ... More

Child Welfare Removals by the StateA Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Kenneth Burns, Tarja Pvsv, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The book addresses one of the most important, but least researched proceedings, where the State intervenes in the private family sphere to remove children at risk to a place of safety, adoption, or ... More

Caring for a LivingMigrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Francesca Degiuli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The world of today is aging and is doing so at a great speed. People are living longer and this represents one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but often an extension of life ... More

Marital RapeConsent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Kersti Yllö and M. Gabriela Torres (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context presents the first analysis of rape in marriage in cross-cultural perspective. Previous scholarship on marital rape has been ... More

Coming of Age the RITE WayYouth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

David Blumenkrantz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book examines the relationship between adolescents’ passage to adulthood and community adaptation, resiliency, and survival. It reviews the literature on initiation and rites of passage along ... More

Supporting Families of Children With Developmental DisabilitiesEvidence-based and Emerging Practices

Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Mian Wang and George H. S. Singer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence on interventions for families of individuals with developmental disabilities, in particular intellectual disability and autism. It focuses on families of children above ... More

Group Work Research

Group Work Research

Charles Garvin, Richard Tolman, and Mark Macgowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195381542
eISBN:
9780190213916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381542.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book takes the reader through all the phases of designing and implementing group work research. Chapter one begins with a history of research in group work including recent developments in ... More

Adjusting to a World in MotionTrends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Douglas J. Besharov and Mark H. Lopez (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

International migration has reached new heights since the 1960s. Altogether, some 215 million people live in countries other than their countries of birth, and according to surveys, another 700 ... More

Content Analysis

Content Analysis

James Drisko and Tina Maschi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215491
eISBN:
9780190299019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215491.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book offers an overview of the variation within content analysis, along with detailed descriptions of three approaches found in the contemporary literature: basic content analysis, interpretive ... More

Housing FirstEnding Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Little more than two decades ago, the “Housing First” (HF) approach pioneered by Pathways to Housing, Inc. was a small but determined challenge to the burgeoning yet ineffective service system for ... More

Mixed Methods  Research

Mixed Methods Research

Daphne Watkins and Deborah Gioia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199747450
eISBN:
9780190266240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Mixed methods research is more than just combining qualitative and quantitative data. Mixed methods involves integrating the assumptions that we have about methodologies, methods, research questions, ... More

Comparative Perspectives on Gender ViolenceLessons From Efforts Worldwide

Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence: Lessons From Efforts Worldwide

Rashmi Goel and Leigh Goodmark (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199346578
eISBN:
9780190258047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346578.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The United States has uncritically exported its law and policy on gender violence without regard to effectiveness or cultural context, and without asking what we might learn from efforts to combat ... More

When Men Murder Women

When Men Murder Women

R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199914784
eISBN:
9780190225469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914784.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Children and Families

This book presents research unique in its breadth, depth, and detail and uses both quantitative and qualitative evidence from Casefiles and Interviews with men convicted of murder. The focus is on ... More

International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child ParticipationFrom Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies

International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies

Tali Gal and Benedetta Duramy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199366989
eISBN:
9780190625238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366989.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

The 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has inspired advocates and policy makers across the globe, injecting children’s rights terminology into various public and private arenas. Children’s ... More

School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

James Canfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190213053
eISBN:
9780190271497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213053.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book is one of the first books to focus on child homelessness in the context of school social work and related professional practice. More and more families are experiencing homelessness as ... More

Key Concepts in Measurement

Key Concepts in Measurement

Brian E. Perron and David F. Gillespie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855483
eISBN:
9780190235963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855483.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Measurement refers generally to the process of assigning a numeric value to, or ordering characteristics or traits of, entities under study so, ideally, the labels accurately represent the ... More

Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Ivar Lodemel and Amilcar Moreira (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199773589
eISBN:
9780190248314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773589.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In last decade of the 20th century, in both the United States and Europe, there was a move toward the introduction/strengthening of activation requirements as an eligibility condition to minimum ... More

The Objectification SpectrumUnderstanding and Transcending Our Diminishment and Dehumanization of Others

The Objectification Spectrum: Understanding and Transcending Our Diminishment and Dehumanization of Others

John M. Rector

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199355419
eISBN:
9780190258429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199355419.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

What lies at the heart of humanity's capacity for evil? Any tenable answer to this age-old question must include an explanation of our penchant for objectifying and dehumanizing our fellow human ... More

A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199739301
eISBN:
9780190222499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739301.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book draws heavily on current discussions regarding social justice, equity, health disparities, and social determinants of health to provide a framework for researchers to use, both to engage in ... More

University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times

University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times

Paola Mattei (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989393
eISBN:
9780190206383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989393.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Financial sustainability is one of the key challenges confronting Europe’s universities today. Despite the fact that universities are at the center of knowledge creation and development, which ... More

Consultation Theory and PracticeA Handbook for School Social Workers

Consultation Theory and Practice: A Handbook for School Social Workers

Christine Anlauf Sabatino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934621
eISBN:
9780190206352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

School social work practice research finds that consultation is among the most frequently performed practice tasks. Yet these studies never define the term or classify types of consultation. In ... More

Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Marion Crain and Michael Sherraden

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199988488
eISBN:
9780190218249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988488.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

This book examines the current state of employment through historical, macroeconomic, cultural, sociological and policy lenses, in order to address fundamental questions about the role and value of ... More

Conducting Substance Use Research

Conducting Substance Use Research

Audrey L. Begun and Thomas K. Gregoire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892310
eISBN:
9780190206376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892310.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Organized around a translational science framework, the book addresses substance use research about epidemiology, etiology, intervention efficacy and effectiveness, and implementation of ... More

Research with Diverse GroupsResearch Designs and Multivariate Latent Modeling for Equivalence

Research with Diverse Groups: Research Designs and Multivariate Latent Modeling for Equivalence

Antoinette Y. Farmer and G. Lawrence Farmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199914364
eISBN:
9780190208967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914364.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Social work researchers often conduct research with groups that are diverse in terms of gender, sexual orientation, race or ethnic background, or age. Consequently, social work researchers must take ... More

Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem BehaviorEvidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Preventing Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: Evidence-Based Strategies in Schools, Families, and Communities

Jeffrey M. Jenson and Kimberly A. Bender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199766598
eISBN:
9780190206369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766598.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Efforts to prevent common child and adolescent problems have increased significantly in the past several decades. We trace the history and evolution of school, family, and community approaches to ... More

Reconciling Work and Poverty ReductionHow Successful Are European Welfare States?

Reconciling Work and Poverty Reduction: How Successful Are European Welfare States?

Bea Cantillon and Frank Vandenbroucke (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926589
eISBN:
9780199369720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926589.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the beginning of the great recession, poverty has, not unexpectedly, increased in many Member States of the European Union. More worrying in view of its structural implications is the ... More

From Evidence to Outcomes in Child WelfareAn International Reader

From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Aron Shlonsky and Rami Benbenishty (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The terms ‘Evidence-Based,’ ‘evidence-informed,’ ‘best practice’, and ‘effective’ have become ubiquitous in scholarly and professional publications, government documents, funding applications, and ... More

Battered Women's Protective StrategiesStronger Than You Know

Battered Women's Protective Strategies: Stronger Than You Know

Sherry Hamby

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199873654
eISBN:
9780199369645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873654.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

It is well known that many victims of domestic violence do not follow the conventional advice of the advocacy community. They do not call the police. They do not go to shelters or if they do go to ... More

Disability, Culture, and DevelopmentA Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book considers a key moment in the history of how disabilities are envisioned in Japan: the transition between two different understandings of what it means when children have difficulties ... More

First Do No Self HarmUnderstanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Charles Figley, Peter Huggard, and Charlotte Rees

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Doctors are often accused of playing god because they must make life-and-death decisions. Professional ethics and standards of care require physicians to keep secrets; they must live with the ... More

Death Penalty MitigationA Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Jose B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book provides an introduction to socio-legal forms of mitigation in capital sentencing. It examines scientific formulations, concepts, and frameworks for structuring social history ... More

Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Douglas Besharov and Karen Baehler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The story of China’s spectacular economic growth is well known. Less well known is the country’s equally dramatic, though not always equally successful, social policy transition. Between the ... More

From Pariahs to PartnersHow parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

David Tobis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In 1995 New York City had one of the worst child welfare systems in the United States. The city’s system struggled under 20 class-action lawsuits and 11 court orders or stipulations resulting from ... More

Values Clarification in Counseling and PsychotherapyPractical Strategies for Individual and Group Settings

Values Clarification in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Practical Strategies for Individual and Group Settings

Howard Kirschenbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199972180
eISBN:
9780199333325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book is a complete guide to using the values clarification approach in a wide variety of counseling settings by a wide range of helping professionals, including counselors, psychologists, ... More

Basic Statistics in Multivariate Analysis

Basic Statistics in Multivariate Analysis

Karen A. Randolph and Laura L. Myers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199764044
eISBN:
9780199332533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764044.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The complexity of social problems necessitates that social work researchers utilize multivariate statistical methods in their investigations. Having a thorough understanding of basic statistics can ... More

One Nation Under StressThe Trouble with Stress as an Idea

One Nation Under Stress: The Trouble with Stress as an Idea

Dana Becker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199742912
eISBN:
9780190258436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199742912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Everyone is talking about stress. From 1970 to 1980, 2,326 academic articles appeared with the word “stress” in the title. In the decade between 2000 and 2010 that number jumped to 21,750. Has life ... More

Protecting Children in the Age of OutrageA New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Protecting Children in the Age of Outrage: A New Perspective on Child Protective Services Reform

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195176964
eISBN:
9780199332366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176964.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book proposes what, to many professionals in the child welfare field, will appear a radically different explanation for society's decisions to protect children from harm and for the significant ... More

Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Patrick Dattalo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773596
eISBN:
9780199332564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773596.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Multivariate procedures allow social workers and other human services researchers to analyze complex, multidimensional social problems and interventions in ways that minimize oversimplification. This ... More

Financial Capability and Asset DevelopmentResearch, Education, Policy, and Practice

Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Julie Birkenmaier, Jami Curley, and Margaret Sherraden (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

As financial issues are currently a major concern for families, scholars, and practitioners, students have increased their interest in knowledge and skills for practice that addresses finances. ... More

Restoring SanctuaryA New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care

Restoring Sanctuary: A New Operating System for Trauma-Informed Systems of Care

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199796366
eISBN:
9780199332632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796366.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This is the third in a trilogy of books that chronicle the revolutionary changes in our mental health and human service delivery systems that have conspired to disempower staff and hinder client ... More

Culturally Competent ResearchUsing Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

This book provides a practical, step-by-step, hands-on guide for social work researchers, doctoral students, and professionals who are interested in conducting culturally competent research with ... More

School BullyingNew Perspectives on a Growing Problem

School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199859597
eISBN:
9780199315932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, ... More

Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Michael Wolf-Branigin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Complexity theory provides a promising framework for organizing and conducting social work research and evaluation. This book explores the history and roots of complexity and related concepts by ... More

Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Melvin Delgado and Denise Humm-Delgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community social work practice has made tremendous progress in reaching out to marginalized groups in urban and rural areas of the country, with social work scholars bringing many of the key concepts ... More

Understanding ParricideWhen Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Kathleen M. Heide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about juvenile and adult sons and daughters who kill their parents. The book moves far behind the statistical correlates of parricide by synthesizing the professional literature on ... More

Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth DevelopmentDeveloping Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Risk, Resilience, and Positive Youth Development: Developing Effective Community Programs for At-Risk Youth: Lessons from the Denver Bridge Project

Jeffrey M. Jenson, Catherine F. Alter, Nicole Nicotera, Elizabeth K. Anthony, and Shandra S. Forrest-Bank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755882
eISBN:
9780199979509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755882.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This book describes an approach to developing and testing effective community-based programs for at-risk children and youth. Elements of risk and resilience, positive youth development, and ... More

Social Policy and CitizenshipThe Changing Landscape

Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In both Europe and America, the landscape of social policies has undergone fundamental changes in recent decades, especially in endeavors to develop new welfare arrangements. How does this affect ... More

Individual Placement and SupportAn Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199734016
eISBN:
9780199949755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Employment is the highest priority for many people with severe mental illness and it is a central aspect of recovery. Over the past two decades, the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of ... More

Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More

HIV Prevention with LatinosTheory, Research, and Practice

HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Kurt C. Organista (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book provides the most current theory, research, and practice with regard to preventing HIV in diverse Latino populations and communities in the United States. Chapters share innovative thinking ... More

Counting the PoorNew Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The poverty rate is one of the most visible ways in which nations measure the economic well-being of their low-income citizens. To gauge whether a person is poor, European states often focus on a ... More

BullyingA Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Faye Mishna

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795406
eISBN:
9780199949687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The phenomenon of bullying is highly complex. Bullying issues span individual to societal variables, including individual characteristics and vulnerability, peer and family relationships and ... More

Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

The growth of the criminal justice system poses a number of significant problems that require ongoing research efforts by scholars across multiple disciplines. Despite the impact that the criminal ... More

Psychoanalysis and PoliticsHistories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Joy Damousi and Mariano Ben Plotkin (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Psychoanalysis and Politics is the collective work of an international group of scholars who are all interested in the transnational dimension of psychoanalysis. Joy Damousi and Mariano Ben Plotkin ... More

Quasi-Experimental Research Designs

Quasi-Experimental Research Designs

Bruce A. Thyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387384
eISBN:
9780199932085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387384.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Quasi-experimental research designs are the most widely used research approach employed to evaluate the outcomes of social work programs and policies. This new volume describes the logic, design, and ... More

Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

McRoy, Flanzer and Zlotnik (and contributing author Lewis) in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure Tools for Social Workers provide information for social work schools and ... More

Doctoral Education in Social Work

Doctoral Education in Social Work

Jeane W. Anastas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378061
eISBN:
9780199932740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Doctoral education in social work is said to be “in crisis.” The number of programs has grown more than the number of graduates, and there appears to be a shortage of doctoral graduates for faculty ... More

Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Ann Nichols-Casebolt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378108
eISBN:
9780199932634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378108.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research is designed to assist social work researchers and other social scientists as they consider what it means to uphold the highest ... More

Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Michael Saini and Aron Shlonsky

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387216
eISBN:
9780199932092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387216.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative synthesis within the family of systematic reviews meets an urgent need to use knowledge derived from qualitative studies to inform practice, research, and policy. Despite the contingent ... More

The Age of DualizationThe Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Hausermann, Bruno Palier, and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Poverty, increased inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda in Western Europe, not only as a consequence of the Great Recession that hit the global economy in 2008, but also ... More

Grounded Theory

Grounded Theory

Julianne S. Oktay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753697
eISBN:
9780199932627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753697.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Grounded Theory (GT) is one of the oldest and most often used forms of qualitative research. Unlike other methods, GT is used to develop theory. Grounded Theory has great potential for social work ... More

Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Translation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice

Lawrence A. Palinkas and Haluk Soydan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195398489
eISBN:
9780199928583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398489.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book is about conducting research on the process and outcomes of the translation and implementation of evidence-based practices in social work. Its aims are to outline a strategy for conducting ... More

Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic ChurchGender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Marie Keenan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book engages the first-person narratives of a group of Roman Catholic clergy in depth and detail, offering a thorough analysis of the perpetrators' accounts of how and why they sexually abused ... More

Empowerment on an Unstable PlanetFrom Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since World War II, development projects have invested more than two trillion dollars towards health services, poverty alleviation, education, food security, and environmental initiatives around the ... More

Policy Creation and EvaluationUnderstanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Policy Creation and Evaluation: Understanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Richard Hoefer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735198
eISBN:
9780199918560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735198.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Policy Creation and Evaluation has two purposes. The first goal is to describe and explain one of the most important domestic policy decisions in the post-WW II era, the passage of the ... More

Functional Behavioral AssessmentA Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764938
eISBN:
9780199918935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Functional behavioral assessment (FBA) is an important element in developing effective behavior interventions in schools. By understanding how the environment predicts and maintains problem behavior, ... More

Handbook of International Social WorkHuman Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Lynne M. Healy and Rosemary J. Link (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Global knowledge is increasingly essential for all aspects of social work. Today's professionals respond to concerns including permeable borders, the upheavals of war, displaced workers, natural ... More

Finding and Evaluating EvidenceSystematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195337365
eISBN:
9780199918201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337365.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice (EBP) promises to have a profound impact on social work practice, education, and scholarship, but adopting EBP depends on the availability of evidence to support this ... More

Structural Equation Modeling

Structural Equation Modeling

Natasha K. Bowen and Shenyang Guo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367621
eISBN:
9780199918256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) has long been used in social work research, but the writing on the topic is typically fragmented and highly technical. The chapters demonstrate two SEM programs ... More

Adoption by Lesbians and Gay MenA New Dimension in Family Diversity

Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

David M. Brodzinsky and Adam Pertman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The practice of adoption has changed dramatically over the past century, with profound implications for children and families. One significant example is that many categories of adults who previously ... More

Solution-Focused Brief TherapyA Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Cynthia Franklin, Terry S. Trepper, Eric E. McCollum, and Wallace J. Gingerich (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Therapy is frequently miscast as requiring an enormous amount of time and financial commitment, but helpful, goal-oriented therapy can produce positive results after only a few sessions. ... More

Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Lisa D. Brush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book analyses poverty and battering and the conventional wisdom that poses incentives to waged work as the best way to remedy women’s vulnerability in the economy and in relationships. The book ... More

Child Victims and Restorative JusticeA Needs-Rights Model

Child Victims and Restorative Justice: A Needs-Rights Model

Tali Gal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744718
eISBN:
9780199897476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744718.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Children are at increased risk of becoming a victim of crime. Too frequently, children become victims of theft, burglary, violence, sexual assault, abuse, bullying and domestic violence. Yet current ... More

The Korean State and Social PolicyHow South Korea Lifted Itself from Poverty and Dictatorship to Affluence and Democracy

The Korean State and Social Policy: How South Korea Lifted Itself from Poverty and Dictatorship to Affluence and Democracy

Stein Ringen, Huck-ju Kwon, Ilcheong Yi, Taekyoon Kim, and Jooha Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734351
eISBN:
9780199895373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734351.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

There are two great mysteries in the political economy of South Korea. How could a destroyed country in next to no time become a sophisticated and affluent economy? And how could a ruthlessly ... More

Child Protection SystemsInternational Trends and Orientations

Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Neil Gilbert, Nigel Parton, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book builds upon and advances the comparative analysis of child protection systems that was conducted in the mid-1990s and presented in the ground-breaking book Combatting Child Abuse: ... More

Latinas Attempting SuicideWhen Cultures, Families, and Daughters Collide

Latinas Attempting Suicide: When Cultures, Families, and Daughters Collide

Luis H. Zayas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734726
eISBN:
9780199894826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734726.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Among teenage Latinas in the United States, suicide attempts occur at alarming rates, sometimes twice as high as other youth. For decades clinicians in mostly urban centers with large Hispanic ... More

Youth Leaving Foster CareA Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Wendy B. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The challenges faced by youth who turn eighteen and “age out” of the foster care system began to receive greater public and research attention in the 1980s. Increased funding and services in the ... More

Narrative Inquiry

Narrative Inquiry

Kathleen Wells

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Drawing on theoretical and methodological papers written over the past thirty years, this volume provides an introduction to narrative inquiry. It provides an overview of the development of narrative ... More

Social Work and Restorative JusticeSkills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Elizabeth Beck, Nancy P. Kropf, and Pamela Blume Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Restorative justice and social work share principles and goals, including the goal of addressing pain and conflict. Many of the processes used by restorative justice practitioners are based on ... More

Violence in ContextCurrent Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book offers a critical appraisal of research and theory focused on violence in youth, families, and communities. Chapters examine the ways in which violence is defined and ... More

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