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Achieve Equal Opportunity and Justice

Rocío Calvo, Martell Teasley, Jeremy Goldbach, Ruth McRoy and Yolanda C. Padilla.

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 7293 words.

In the United States, some groups of people have long been consigned to society’s margins. Historic and current prejudice and injustice bars access to success in education and employment....

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Action Research

David P. Moxley.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 12635 words.

Through cycles of systematic and purposeful iterative engagement with problems they face in specific practice settings, social workers engaging in action research build knowledge that is...

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Administrative Matters

Pat Armstrong and Wendy Winters.

in Creative Teamwork

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 6424 words.

All research requires administrative work. Such administrative matters become more complex when the project involves a large team from different disciplines, when the project involves more...

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Adopting or Adapting Existing Instruments

Thanh V. Tran, Tam Nguyen and Keith Chan.

in Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

January 2017; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 4382 words.

Cross-cultural translation is one of the major tasks in cross-cultural research. The task of translation becomes more challenging when an instrument is translated into two or more target...

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Advance Long and Productive Lives

Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ernest Gonzales, Jacquelyn B. James, Christina Matz-Costa and Michelle Putnam.

in Grand Challenges for Social Work and Society

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 8721 words.

Increased automation and longevity demand new thinking by employers and employees regarding productivity. Young people are increasingly disconnected from education or work and the labor...

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Advanced Statistical Analysis

Shenyang Guo.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 9383 words.

Definitions of what constitutes advanced statistical analysis often differ among social-work researchers and across disciplines. In this article, the term advanced statistical analysis...

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The Affordable Care Act and Low-Wage Workers

Timothy D. McBride.

in Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

April 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 4513 words.

Policymakers designed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) to address the lack of access to affordable health insurance, a problem plaguing the United States for decades....

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Afterword

Maggie Mellon.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2701 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters and goes on to offer an insightful reflection on the issues of widening definitions of abuse and harm, and grounds for interference and regulation of...

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Afterword

Mark Hardy.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2581 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters and goes on to identify the key themes addressed by the contributors and discuss their relevance to the current context of social work policy and...

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Afterword

Neil Hume.

in Revisiting Moral Panics

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 2098 words.

This comments on the foregoing chapters, acknowledges the value of understanding the complex relationship between moral panics, the state and the profession of social work and notes that...

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