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Camps for Many Populations

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. 7282 words.

“Camps for Many Populations” surveys the variety of camp settings in which social workers serve today. They include general population camps (and their inclusion and camper care programs)...

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Can Homelessness Be Prevented?

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 2705 words.

The lack of prevention and early intervention services can result in a constant influx of newly homeless people with severe mental illness whose homelessness may eventually become long-term...

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Capacity building with BME groups

Phil Ware.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5591 words.

This chapter examines community capacity-building processes in relation to the UK black and minority ethnic voluntary and community sector (BME VCS), focusing on a specific project in...

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Caring for a Living

Francesca Degiuli.

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Organizations. 216 pages.

The world of today is aging and is doing so at a great speed. People are living longer and this represents one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but often an extension of...

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The Carrot and the Stick

Pushpa Sundar.

in Giving with a Thousand Hands

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8953 words.

After discussing the determinants of philanthropy among which is the policy framework, the chapter describes the history and contemporary position of the legislative and administrative...

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Challenges to Bringing Housing to Scale

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 5799 words.

Permanent supportive housing is subsidized housing with treatment and support services. There is no agreed-upon standard model for housing homeless people with severe mental illness to...

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The Changing Landscape of Eldercare

Francesca Degiuli.

in Caring for a Living

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8247 words.

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the demographic trends behind the progressive “graying” of the world’s population and the growing need for long-term care associated with it. In the...

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The changing landscape of voluntary sector counselling in Scotland

Liz Bondi.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7382 words.

This chapter discusses the evolution of voluntary sector counselling in Scotland that led up to the picture summarised in the 1989 directory in the framework of shifts that have...

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The changing policy environment for voluntary action from 1979

Rose Lindsey, John Mohan, Sarah Bulloch and Elizabeth Metcalfe.

in Continuity and Change in Voluntary Action

May 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7946 words.

This chapter analyses post-1979 changes in the British political and policy environment for volunteering and voluntary action. It distinguishes between government policy measures targeted...

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Chasing the Zeitgeist

Frederick Powell.

in The politics of civil society

June 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5120 words.

This chapter seeks to draw a general conclusion by returning to the issues raised in the introduction, in particular the search for a paradigm to fit the times. It explains that the social...

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Child Marriage in the United States

Aditi Wahi-Singh and Kristen Zaleski.

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century

November 2019; p ublished online October 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Community Development; Social Work and Crime and Justice. 6259 words.

According to the United Nations, child marriage often is a result of gender bias and discrimination by families that choose boys over girls to pursue education. Advocates argue that early...

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Citizen involvement

christian bason.

in Leading public sector innovation

October 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8097 words.

This chapter argues that citizen involvement is a powerful enabler of public sector innovation. Involving citizens in the innovation process is about finding better solutions to achieve...

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Civic virtue and social reform

Frederick Powell.

in The politics of civil society

June 2007; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 9057 words.

This chapter examines the role of civic virtue in shaping social reform, the cradle of social policy as a discipline, and the political Zeitgeist that inspired the welfare state. It...

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Climate Change, Social Justice

Lisa Reyes Mason and Jonathan Rigg.

in People and Climate Change

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 7523 words.

Climate change is a physical process but also a profoundly social and political challenge with many social justice issues. People who have contributed the least to climate change already...

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Collaborating with Families

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 4718 words.

“Collaborating with Families: Working Together” focuses on both the “why” and the “how” of collaborating with families. Collaborating with families is the third step of the 3 C’s approach....

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Collaborative ethnography in context

Elizabeth Campbell, Luke Eric Lassiter and Kate Pahl.

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5862 words.

This chapter is a collaborative piece about doing collaborative ethnography. It primarily draws on the authors' ethnography over many years in establishing and developing the field of...

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The Colonial Subtext of British-Led Police Reform in Sierra Leone

Erlend Grøner Krogstad.

in Police in Africa

August 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8830 words.

This chapter examines the role of memories of Sierra Leone’s British colonial past in shaping policing practices in the wake of a long civil war. Sierra Leonean powerholders mobilise this...

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Coming of Age the RITE Way

David Blumenkrantz.

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Organizations. 280 pages.

This book examines the relationship between adolescents’ passage to adulthood and community adaptation, resiliency, and survival. It reviews the literature on initiation and rites of...

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Commercial Culture and Its Discontents

Laura J. Miller.

in Reluctant Capitalists

May 2006; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8767 words.

This introductory chapter discusses the history of bookselling and the book trade in the U.S. It addresses the question of how book professionals position themselves in relation to some...

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Commodifying community

Akwugo Emejulu.

in Community development as micropolitics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6072 words.

This chapter focuses on the micropolitics of community development from 1992 to 1997 in the United States. There are two discourses identified for analysis: The ‘Revitalisation discourse’...

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