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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Organization

Jacqueline Mondros and Lee Staples.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Justice and Human Rights; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9429 words.

The authors review the history of community organization, both within and outside social work, describe the various sociological and social psychological theories that inform organizing...

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Hamilton, Raphael Thomas [Andy] (1918–2012), saxophonist, bandleader, and community leader

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Conducting. 1192 words.

Hamilton, Raphael Thomas [Andy] (1918–2012), saxophonist, bandleader, and community leader, was born on 26 March 1918 at Port Maria, Jamaica, the only child of Michael Hamilton, a farmer...

Otolorin, John Adetayo (c. 1886–1963), landlord, theatrical agent, and community leader

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1145 words.

Otolorin, John Adetayo (c. 1886–1963), landlord, theatrical agent, and community leader, was born in Ilesha, Nigeria. His parents were Yoruba. He left Nigeria in 1919 as a seaman, came to...

Fear and loathing in the community: sexual offenders and desistance in a climate of risk and ‘extreme othering’

Jacky Burrows.

in Moving on from Crime and Substance Use

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 8354 words.

This chapter focuses attention on sex offenders who, perhaps more than any other 'type' of offender, have been systematically vilified, demonised, and ostracised from mainstream society. ...

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Global Community Practice for the Global Agenda

Manohar Pawar and Marie Weil.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 9200 words.

This article presents an integrated perspective and framework for global practice towards achieving the Global Agenda. First, it presents the origin and current understanding of the Global...

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Lessons from the Local

Johanna Bond and Elizabeth Bruch.

in Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence

July 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 6108 words.

This chapter considers the distinctive context of domestic violence in rural communities in the United States and in sub-Saharan Africa. It identifies the unique variables affecting...

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Alternative U.S. Responses to Intimate Partner Violence

Donna Coker and Ahjané D. Macquoid.

in Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence

July 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 5989 words.

There is growing feminist discontent with the current focus of U.S. domestic violence intervention strategies. This chapter describes the growing number of “alternative” programs that have...

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Modernising monstrosities and transformational traumas: social theory, criminal justice and morality

Philip Whitehead.

in Transforming Probation

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 6461 words.

The final chapter draws together the theoretical and empirical insights advanced in this book. The author justifies the claim that the probation service, criminal justice system, and penal...

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Probation and criminal justice, 1997–2015: from New Labour to the Coalition government

Philip Whitehead.

in Transforming Probation

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 14367 words.

This chapter excavates substantive developments in probation, criminal justice, and penal policy, from the election of new labour in 1997 to the end of coalition government in 2015. New...

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Exporting Without License

Leigh Goodmark.

in Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence

July 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 6454 words.

For some time, the United States has been uncritically exporting its laws and policies on domestic violence to the rest of the world. Those laws and policies, which tend to be retributively...

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Operating in a Narrow Space to Effect Change

Robin Runge.

in Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence

July 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 6073 words.

Since the United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995, many Chinese scholars and activists have taken steps to address domestic violence in their communities by providing...

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Marital Sexual Violence, Structural Vulnerability, and Misplaced Responsibility in Northern Việt Nam

Lynn Kwiatkowski.

in Marital Rape

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 10328 words.

Kwiatkowski’s analysis is based on fieldwork in northern Vietnam in two communities in Hà Nội and in a counseling center for women. She explores the emerging cultural discourses surrounding...

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A Feminist Public Health Approach to Marital Rape

Jacquelyn Campbell, Bushra Sabri, Jocelyn Anderson and Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza.

in Marital Rape

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 6511 words.

This chapter offers a feminist public health analysis of the negative health consequences of forced sex in marriage and other intimate relationships. The negative reproductive health impact...

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Social identity, social networks and social capital in desistance and recovery

David Best.

in Moving on from Crime and Substance Use

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 7593 words.

This chapter applies a Social Identity Model of Recovery (Best et al, 2015) from substance use recovery to desistance. Based on social identity theory, this approach suggests that diverse...

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Prohibition

Natasha Du Rose.

in The governance of female drug users

May 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 9936 words.

Chapter 4 focuses on the impact of the technology of prohibition on the lives of female users. It examines how the war on drugs is a war on women. How drug policy discourses in the UK, US...

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Transforming Probation

Philip Whitehead.

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Social Justice and Human Rights. 260 pages.

Although it is possible to trace a recent history of far reaching change in probation, the criminal justice system, and penal policy since the 1980s, it is of specific interest to excavate...

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Social Development

Mizanur R. Miah.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Macro Practice; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2630 words.

Social development is an all-inclusive concept connoting the well-being of the people, the community, and the society. The term gained popularity in the 1920s when it began as a mass...

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Citizen Participation

Donna Hardina.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Macro Practice; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1910 words.

Citizen participation is a process through which people served by government and nonprofit organizations can provide input about how these services are offered. Citizen participation is...

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Technology Transfer

Pranab Chatterjee, Heehyul Moon and Derrick Kranke.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2719 words.

The term technology transfer was first used widely during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations when the role of the United States in relation to developing countries was being formed. At...

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Worker Centers

Alice B. Gates.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work Macro Practice; Social Work Practice Settings; Social Justice and Human Rights. 5784 words.

This entry describes worker centers as new sites of community practice. Worker centers are community-based organizations focused on the needs of low-wage and immigrant workers. This new...

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