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“A Special Camaraderie with Colleagues”

Lyn Spillman.

in Solidarity in Strategy

July 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 17150 words.

This chapter explores the standard neoinstitutionalist account, arguing that it borders on circularity if it relies on the putative prior existence of shared interests and it underestimates...

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“A Tense and Permeable Boundary”

Lyn Spillman.

in Solidarity in Strategy

July 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 17075 words.

This chapter amplifies the findings about business associations' political orientations, strategies of action, and vocabularies of motive. It examines their publicly oriented languages and...

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“A Voice for the Industry”

Lyn Spillman.

in Solidarity in Strategy

July 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 14189 words.

One of the most common assumptions about American business associations is that they are simply political interest groups. This chapter discusses sociological arguments for this assumption...

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Absence of protection

Anthony Lloyd.

in The Harms of Work

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7757 words.

This chapter explores the absence of protection for employees within the service economy. Some employees are exploited by employers who extract ‘free’ work through practices such as...

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Absence of stability

Anthony Lloyd.

in The Harms of Work

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8160 words.

This chapter investigates the role of causative absences within the service economy. The culture outlined in the previous chapter demonstrates certain management practices which favour...

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Activation work as professional practice: complexities and professional boundaries at the street level of employment policy implementation

Urban Nothdurfter and Søren Peter Olesen.

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 5840 words.

In several European countries there is an increasing trend within social and labour market policy to implement employment-oriented policies. In some countries, this turn towards employment...

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Active citizens, social movements and social transformation

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8196 words.

Social movements and social movement organisations have been contributing to wider movements for social transformation, although their roles have also been complex and sometimes...

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Active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 4815 words.

This chapter begins with consideration of the growing interest in citizenship studies, focusing on T.H. Marshall’s influence. It proceeds to a discussion of two aspects of policy and...

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Active citizenship and the emergence of networks

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8321 words.

In order to understand active citizenship and the formation of third sector organisations, one must look beneath their surface manifestations and understand their emergent nature. The vast...

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Active citizenship as activism

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8843 words.

From classical Greece onwards, civil society has had potentially key roles in building democratic awareness, knowledge and skills. This chapter starts by exploring the differing ways in...

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Active citizenship as civil commitment

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7424 words.

Active citizenship as civil commitment is not so much about political activism per se but rather about preserving important assets and services in the community, generating social capital...

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Active citizenship as civil commitment

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7358 words.

This chapter further investigates manifestations of active citizenship as civil commitment in the third sector. It draws on empirical studies in non-OECD countries with different historical...

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Actual evolution of the division of professional and family labour

Walter Van Dongen.

in Towards a democratic division of labour in Europe?

November 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 22430 words.

This chapter describes the actual evolution of the division of professional and family labour in EU countries and some other OECD countries. The evolution from the ‘old combination model’...

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Adult Day Care

Namkee G. Choi.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Mental and Behavioural Health; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 1422 words.

Adult day care centers provide important health, social, and support services for functionally and cognitively impaired adults and their caregivers. The adult day care services are...

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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...

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The Affective Appropriation of Space

Jeffrey L. Kidder.

in Urban Flow

July 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7970 words.

This chapter examines how bike messengers traverse the space of the city when making their deliveries. It is this appropriation of the urban environment that generates the lived emotions of...

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Afrocentric Social Work

Colita Nichols Fairfax.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Work Practice Settings; Race and Ethnicity; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9712 words.

Afrocentric social work is a concept and praxis approach applicable in environmental and global settings where people of African descent are located. Using concept analysis as a...

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After Shift

Alison Owings.

in Hey, Waitress!

February 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 10370 words.

This chapter discusses the after-shift rituals of the waitresses. It begins with the account of the owner of Kathy's Old Townhouse Café, who is also the manager, cook, and waitress. The...

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Ageism and Retirement

Lynn McDonald.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Care of the Elderly; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Social Work Practice Settings; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9366 words.

Retirement is a modest social institution that appeared in most industrialized nations near the start of the 20th century. The aim of retirement was to solve the societal dilemma of an...

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Aging: Services

Nancy Morrow-Howell and Leslie Hasche.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Care of the Elderly; Developmental and Physical Disabilities Social Work; Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Mental and Behavioural Health; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7492 words.

Despite high levels of functioning among older adults, chronic health conditions lead to impairment and the need for help. Family members provide most of the assistance; yet formal services...

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