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Culturally Competent Research

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick.

January 2013; published online January 2013.

Book. 192 pages.

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...

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School Bullying

David R. Dupper.

January 2013; published online January 2013.

Book. 144 pages.

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...

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Counting the Poor

Edited by Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch.

June 2012; published online September 2012.

Book. 440 pages.

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...

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One Nation, Underprivileged

Mark Robert Rank.

April 2004; published online April 2010.

Book. 368 pages.

Despite its enormous wealth, the United States leads the industrialized world in poverty. One Nation, Underprivileged unravels this disturbing paradox by offering a different understanding...

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Healing Children's Grief

Grace H. Christ.

September 2000; published online April 2010.

Book. 286 pages.

In this book, the author relates the stories of 88 families and their 157 children (ages 3 to 17) who participated in a parent-guidance intervention through the terminal illness and death...

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Genevieve Carter

Overview page. Subjects: social work.

(1907–1999) Dr. Genevieve Carter was a distinguished social welfare researcher, social work administrator, and educator. She earned a doctorate degree in social research from the University...

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Harry Cassidy

Overview page. Subjects: social work.

(1900–1951) Harry Cassidy was a prominent Canadian social scientist, social welfare reformer, and social work educator during the 1930s and 1940s. He was a tireless crusader for public...

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Helen Cassidy

Overview page. Subjects: social work.

(1918–1994) Helen Cassidy—social work educator, administrator, practitioner—received her MSW from Tulane University in 1939 and began an active career spanning 55 years until her death in...

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Charitable Foundations

Overview page. Subjects: social work.

Foundations are private institutions for public benefit. With a long history that reaches back to antiquity, foundations are experiencing a renaissance and increased attention paid to them...

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Arab Americans

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This entry defines the term Arab American, followed by a discussion of the two waves of immigration: before 1924 and post-1965. A demographic overview is presented next, drawing from data...

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