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The balancing act: community agency leadership in multi-ethnic/multiracial communities

Morris Beckford.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 4592 words.

This chapter presents the author's reflections on the question of whiteness and white privilege from the perspective of one who has achieved a substantial leadership position, acknowledged...

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Bargaining with the Rational Consumer: Selling the Low-Cost Book

Laura J. Miller.

in Reluctant Capitalists

May 2006; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8156 words.

This chapter examines the historical development of the practice and ideology of discounting in the book trade in the U.S. It describes the efforts of book professionals to counter the...

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The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement

Meryl Nadel.

in Not Just Play

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Organizations; Community Development. 6198 words.

“The Beginnings of the Summer Camp Movement” presents the early history of the summer camp as background for understanding the circumstances confronted by the new social work profession...

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The Belly of the Police

Julia Hornberger.

in Police in Africa

August 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5990 words.

This chapter adopts a nuanced view of accusation of African police of being corrupt, particularly with regards to what is often called ‘petty corruption’. Entitled ‘The Belly of the...

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Below the radar? Community groups and activities in context

Edited by Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6890 words.

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘below the radar’ community groups. The term is defined as a means of understanding small scale, informal, civil society actions and how these relate...

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Benarrawa Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Solidarity Group: working to reduce the deleterious effects of racism through structural community development

Athena Lathouras and Dyann Ross.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5139 words.

This chapter describes work with an Aboriginal community group using an approach described as structural community development, a ‘bottom-up, citizen-led and -owned approach that seeks to...

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Between economic crisis and austerity

Akwugo Emejulu.

in Community development as micropolitics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 2549 words.

This chapter focuses on summarising the previous chapters through the opinion of the writer. It expresses the discourses mentioned throughout this book. Lastly, to finish this book, the...

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Beyond Education Triage

William F. Tate.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 7355 words.

Social policies seeking to ameliorate racial and economic segregation stem in part from the adverse disparities associated with the alternatives—limited income mobility, intractable...

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Beyond Housing: Opening the Door to Community Participation

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 4873 words.

Advances in housing and service programs for people with severe mental illness have enabled many to move from the streets to homes in the community. At the same time, addressing the housing...

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‘Binge’ drinking devils and moral marginality: young people’s calculated hedonism in the Canterbury night-time economy

Robert McPherson.

in Youth Marginality in Britain

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 4898 words.

Robert McPherson presents data from an ethnographic study focused upon young people within the Canterbury night-time economy. He gained access and subsequent immersion into groups of...

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The Black Middle Class in White Space

Tina K. Sacks.

in Invisible Visits

February 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8912 words.

This chapter describes and analyzes the Black middle class in the United States with a particular focus on how this group fares in healthcare settings. The author defines the term “Black...

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BME community engagement in the UK and public policy: a brief retrospective

Asif Afridi.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6200 words.

This chapter outlines the ways in which ethnic minorities have been represented through ‘community engagement’ work and the close relationship between British race relations policy and the...

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The Bonds of Labor

Francesca Degiuli.

in Caring for a Living

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 9573 words.

Chapter 7 delves into the emotional labor required in this occupation and how the relationships that develop on the job affect the relationship of power between the workers and the elders....

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[B]othered Youth: marginalisation, stop and search and the policing of belonging

Seán F Murphy.

in Youth Marginality in Britain

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5954 words.

Seán F. Murphy examines the contemporary issues surrounding the policing of disadvantaged communities. Specifically looking at the discriminatory practice of ‘Stop and Search’ methods of...

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Broken society, anti-social contracts, failing state? Rethinking youth marginality

Peter Squires and Carlie Goldsmith.

in Youth Marginality in Britain

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7537 words.

Peter Squires and Carlie Goldsmith examine social exclusion of youth and the conservative the ideology of the ‘broken society.’ They address young people’s hardship and marginality through...

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Building and Maintaining Community Capacity

Trina R. Shanks, Leslie Hollingsworth and Patricia L. Miller.

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5220 words.

Abstract: This chapter focuses on the work the UMSSW/TAC did to support development of neighborhood organizations, especially smaller nonprofits (NPOs) that did not have large budgets. This...

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Building and Maintaining Community Capacity

Trina R. Shanks and Patricia L. Miller.

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5343 words.

Abstract: This chapter details the work of the UMSSW/TAC to connect with informal leaders and support neighborhood residents in accomplishing their goals. The TAC led or supported several...

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Building strengths in asylum-seeker communities in Australia

Lis de Vries, Mohita Roman and Linda Briskman.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5008 words.

For many years, the Australian Red Cross (Red Cross) has delivered high-quality, strengths-based individualised casework services. In the last few years, on-going consultation with asylum...

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Building The Vision with Families and Educators

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5341 words.

“Building the Vision with Families and Educators” provides strategies for how to help your family-school-community partnership team build a vision and develop a plan. Your vision should be...

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The Burden of Long-Term Care

Francesca Degiuli.

in Caring for a Living

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 9465 words.

This chapter investigates the reasons behind Italian families’s decision to hire a home eldercare assistant. It does so first by exploring the current organization of long-term eldercare in...

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