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Congregational Social Work

Gaynor Yancey and Diana R. Garland.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Sociology of Religion. 9264 words.

The social work profession has deep roots in religious practices and organizations. Congregations have served as viable contexts for social work practice from the very beginnings of the...

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Human Needs: Religion and Spirituality

Edward R. Canda.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Sociology of Religion. 4671 words.

This entry provides a brief introduction to social work's approach to spirituality and religion, focusing on definitions, history, current practices, ethical and human-diversity issues,...

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Islamophobia

Altaf Husain.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 4700 words.

Islamophobia is not a new term but it has become commonly used in the United States following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This entry provides an overview of the demographics of the Muslim...

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Oral History and Social Work

Arlene Bowers Andrews.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Race and Ethnicity; Sociology of Religion. 7237 words.

This article reviews basic skills for conducting and using oral histories, summarizes ethical issues, presents examples relevant to social work, and suggests useful resources. For social...

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Spirituality in Social Work

David R. Hodge.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Human Behaviour and the Social Environment; Sociology of Religion. 8865 words.

This entry addresses the topic of spirituality in the social work profession, with an emphasis on the American context. Toward that end, the history of the relationship between the...

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