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Global Community Practice for the Global Agenda

Manohar Pawar and Marie Weil.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 9200 words.

This article presents an integrated perspective and framework for global practice towards achieving the Global Agenda. First, it presents the origin and current understanding of the Global...

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Hunger, Nutrition, and Food Programs

Kristine Siefert.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Poverty; Social Justice and Human Rights. 4612 words.

Food insecurity and hunger are serious problems around the world, with an estimated 870 million people chronically undernourished. The vast majority of these people—an estimated 14.9%—live...

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Kellor, Frances Alice

Christopher W. Diemicke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1217 words.

Kellor, Frances Alice (20 October 1873–04 January 1952), social reformer and arbitration specialist, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of Daniel Kellor and Mary Sprau. The family...

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Medicaid and Medicare

Victoria M. Rizzo.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 3071 words.

In 1965, Titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act were passed creating Medicare and Medicaid and laying the foundation for U.S. health policy. Medicare was originally created to meet...

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Social Enterprise

Rukshan Fernando.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Practical Ethics; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 6208 words.

Social enterprise is a management practice that integrates principles of private enterprise with social sector goals and objectives. Social enterprise is a relatively new type of social...

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Workers' Compensation

Paul Terrell.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Management and Administration; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1415 words.

Workers' Compensation is a form of social insurance financed and administered by each of the 50 states, the federal government (for federal workers), and the District of Columbia that...

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