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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

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

Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men

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

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

The Age of Dualization

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

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

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

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

Analyzing Single System Design Data

Analyzing Single System Design Data

William Nugent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195369625
eISBN:
9780199865208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369625.001.0001

This book focuses on the analysis of data from single case designs. The methods covered in this book range from traditional visual analysis methods to complex ARIMA statistical models. The use of ... 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

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

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

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

Battered Women's Protective Strategies

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

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

Buddy System

Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Geoffrey Greif

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.001.0001

Much has been made of the complex social arrangements that girls and women navigate, but little scholarly or popular attention has focused on what friendship means to men. Drawing on in-depth ... 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

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

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