Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 294 items for:

Social Justice and Human Rights x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Abdy, Edward Strutt (1791–1846), campaigner against slavery and racism

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 671 words.

Abdy, Edward Strutt (1791–1846), campaigner against slavery and racism, was the fifth and youngest son of Thomas Abdy Abdy, born Thomas Abdy Rutherford (1755–1798), Church of England...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Abortion

D. Lynn Jackson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2031 words.

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the turn of the 20th century, abortion was legally defined and controlled in...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

Adult Safeguarding

Nigel Hall.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 6468 words.

Safeguarding is an area of social work activity concerned with the care and protection of children or adults who have care and support needs and who may be at risk of abuse or neglect. This...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

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...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

African American Social Welfare History

Iris Carlton-LaNey.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 7450 words.

This article discusses the African American social welfare system that began to develop during the early 20th century. This social welfare system, designed by African Americans to serve...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

African Americans: Overview

Larry E. Davis, John M. Wallace and Trina R. Williams Shanks.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 8081 words.

African Americans have been a part of the nation's history for nearly four hundred years. Although their history includes the forced imposition of chattel slavery, the strict enforcement of...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

Alcindor, John (1873–1924), general practitioner and leader of the African Progress Union

Jeffrey Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Medicine and Health. 813 words.

Alcindor, John (1873–1924), general practitioner and leader of the African Progress Union, was born on 8 or 9 July 1873 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of Francis Alcindor, cocoa...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Alcoholics Anonymous: sustaining behavioural change

James Irving.

in Moving on from Crime and Substance Use

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 12154 words.

This chapter concentrates on the practices of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and how they facilitate behavioural change. The author analysed intensive interviews with long-term members of AA...

Go to Policy Press »  abstract

Ally Model of Social Justice in Social Work

Priscilla Gibson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 8287 words.

The ally model of social justice is a philosophical approach that is congruent with social work’s values and emphasis on social justice and human rights. Using concepts from multiple...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract