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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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How do labor market intermediaries help young Eastern Europeans find work?

Renate Ortlieb and Silvana Weiss.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 6903 words.

This chapter examines the entry routes of young migrants from Eastern Europe into the Austrian labor market, focusing on the role of labor market intermediaries (LMIs) such as public...

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Does Measuring Performance Lead to Better Performance?

Mary Bryna Sanger.

in Improving Public Services

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy. 10707 words.

Performance measurement, despite its widespread use by American cities, rarely leads to improved government or more efficient municipal management. Through contacts with organizations that...

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Rural Practice

Judith A. Davenport and Joseph Davenport, III.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Direct Practice and Clinical Social Work; Practical Ethics; Social Policy and Advocacy; Social Work Practice Settings; Poverty. 3883 words.

Rural social work, whose history stretches back a century, has been revitalized since the mid-1970s. Definitions, typologies, and characteristics of rurality are provided, which serve as a...

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