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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, Group, Group Work

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. 5954 words.

“Community, Group, Group Work” continues to explore ideas undergirding social work in summer camps, examining how social science thinking about communities and groups informed both the...

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Global Violence of Women in Cults

Doni Whitsett and Natasha Post Rosow.

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. 12642 words.

This chapter focuses on the experiences of women in high demand groups, also known as “cults.” Despite the chapter’s regional focus on North America, particularly the United States, this is...

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Rural Girls’ Educational Empowerment in Urbanizing China

Vilma Seeberg, Ya Na, Yu Li and Debra L. Clark.

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. 9220 words.

Secondary schooling may empower rural girls migrating to the cities in China to control resources, improve family well-being intergenerationally, and become leaders in their communities....

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The Women of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation

Claradina Soto, Toni Handboy, Ruth Supranovich and Eugenia L. Weiss.

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. 9244 words.

This chapter describes the impact of colonialism on indigenous women with a focus on the experience of the Lakota women on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota. It...

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Social Work Students at Camp

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. 7982 words.

“Social Work Students at Camp: Field Placements and Service Learning at Summer Camp” explores two options for students to experience and learn about summer camp as a social work field of...

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