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“A Nice Social Tea Party”

Joyce M. Bell.

in The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

June 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy. 7289 words.

This chapter recounts the history of the service/activism tension in the social work profession. It examines the debates within social work organizations during the advent of the civil...

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Activation and Reform in the United States

Theresa Anderson, Katharine Kairys and Michael Wiseman.

in Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy. 16082 words.

The 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act promoted “work over welfare” and introduced work requirements for adult recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy...

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Activation for All

Julia Griggs, Andrew Hammond and Robert Walker.

in Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy. 11371 words.

This chapter shows that activation of Jobseeker’s Allowance recipients in the United Kingdom evolved along three complementary lines. First, there was a strengthening of work-related...

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Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Edited by Ivar Lodemel and Amilcar Moreira.

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy. 384 pages.

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...

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Addressing the Challenges of Children and Young People’s Participation

E. Kay M. Tisdall.

in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation

May 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Social Policy and Advocacy. 9934 words.

As children and young people’s participation has gained hold in policy and practice rhetoric, its translation into reality has led to dilemmas and challenges in practice. These include...

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Adjusting to a World in Motion

Edited by Douglas J. Besharov and Mark H. Lopez.

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy. 440 pages.

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...

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Adult Protective Services

Patricia Brownell and Joanne Marlatt Otto.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Couple and Family Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health; Social Policy and Advocacy. 1368 words.

Adult Protective Services (APS) are empowered by states and local communities to respond to reports and cases of vulnerable adult abuse, neglect, and self-neglect. While incorporating...

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Advance Care Planning

Meredith Stensland, Sara Sanders and Marla Berg-Weger.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7642 words.

Advance care planning (ACP) is the process of determining and documenting desired wishes for the end of one’s life. Referred to by such terms as end-of-life planning, advance...

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Advocacy

Robert L. Schneider, Lori Lester and Julia Ochieng.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 4023 words.

Social work advocacy is “the exclusive and mutual representation of a client(s) or a cause in a forum, attempting to systematically influence decision-making in an unjust or unresponsive...

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Affordable Care Act

Stephen H. Gorin, Julie S. Darnell and Heidi L. Allen.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7707 words.

This entry describes the development and key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which instituted a major overhaul of the U.S. health system, much of which...

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