Social work, poverty and social exclusion by Dave Backwith

By Dave Backwith

This quantity relates poverty and social exclusion to social paintings perform within the united kingdom, providing a clean method of the demanding situations social staff face in aiding consumers out of poverty. starting by means of analyzing the demanding situations posed through turning out to be poverty set opposed to cuts in prone and tightening eligibility standards, it argues that the impression social exclusion and poverty has on provider clients' lives calls for social workers Read more...

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This booklet is a key textual content that would aid scholars hyperlink the idea of operating with socially excluded humans to practice. Read more...

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The Objectification Spectrum: Understanding and Transcending by John M. Rector

By John M. Rector

What lies on the middle of humanity's capability for evil? Any tenable solution to this age-old query needs to comprise an evidence of our penchant for objectifying and dehumanizing our fellow humans. The Objectification Spectrum: realizing and Transcending Our Diminishment and Dehumanization of Others draws upon undying knowledge to suggest a brand new version of objectification. instead of delivering a slim definition of the time period, the writer explores objectification as a spectrum of misapprehension working from its mildest shape, informal indifference, to its such a lot severe manifestation, dehumanization.

Using vibrant examples to obviously demarcate 3 basic degrees of objectification, the writer engages in a considerate exploration of assorted dispositional and situational components contributing to this uniquely human phenomenon. those contain narcissism, the ego, dying denial, poisonous events, and our perceived barriers of self, between others. Rector then offers us cause to pray through orienting his version of objectification right into a broader continuum of human capability--one that features a countervailing enlightenment spectrum. Gleaning insights from vintage philosophy, the world's 5 so much admired non secular traditions, and present social technological know-how examine, he examines the simplest antidotes humankind has devised so far to maneuver us from informal problem for our fellow humans towards interconnectedness and, eventually, solidarity realization. extensive in scope and deeply penetrating, The Objectification Spectrum advances the dialog concerning the nature of human evil into in my opinion appropriate, possibly transformative territory.

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Qualitative Research through Case Studies by Max Travers

By Max Travers

Although so much undergraduates may be able to acquire qualitative information with no an excessive amount of hassle, they can be much less winning in turning this into an enticing, theoretically-informed analysis.

Qualitative examine via Case Studies

can help scholars increase the standard in their paintings via introducing a variety of traditions, together with interpretive methods resembling grounded thought, dramaturgical research, ethnomethodology and dialog research and political techniques akin to severe discourse research, feminism and postmodern ethnography.

Each bankruptcy introduces the theoretical assumptions of the culture via discussing a few case-studies: vintage or exemplary experiences which illustrate how varied researchers have used qualitative equipment in getting to know a number of subject matters. There also are useful tricks on designing undergraduate initiatives, workouts and a advisor to additional reading.

The booklet is meant for college students in quite a lot of disciplines and will be fairly beneficial for whole rookies who're drawn to carrying out qualitative examine as a part of their degrees.

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Tackling Social Exclusion (Social Work Skills) by John H. Pierson

By John H. Pierson

The concept that of social exclusion is a crucial concentration of goverment coverage and is quickly relocating to the middle of practitioner job. This textbook exhibits how social employees can wrestle the social exclusion skilled by way of carrier clients and whilst advertise social inclusion. Tackling Social Exclusion covers: the meanings of social exclusion and the typical parts of perform had to opposite it the talents wanted whilst operating with particular teams of individuals together with kids and households, kids and susceptible adults the neighbourhood measurement in social exclusion the hyperlink among 'race' and ethnic minorities and social exclusion and the consequences of the Macpherson record for perform how carrier organisations can swap their service provider to promotie inclusion find out how to paintings with groups to impression switch every one bankruptcy is grounded in actual perform examples and explores via actions, case experiences and workouts how the point of view of social exclusion is altering social paintings this present day.

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Therapeutic communities: past, present, and future by Penelope Campling, Rex Haigh

By Penelope Campling, Rex Haigh

Interpreting the culture of healing groups, their ideas and their context, healing groups: previous, current and destiny is a wide-ranging advent to either concept and perform. together with contributions by way of essentially the most eminent figures operating in healing groups, the publication explores the inventive and unique methods of such groups to psychiatric care. It describes the historic and social backgrounds from which the healing group flow has grown, and the range of the associations which include its rules. reliable perform is mentioned from varied views, and the members look ahead to destiny advancements. Their publication acts as a stimulating and encouraging problem to all those that paintings within the psychological overall healthiness box.

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Family Therapy in Global Humanitarian Contexts: Voices and by Laurie L. Charlés, Gameela Samarasinghe

By Laurie L. Charlés, Gameela Samarasinghe

This publication brings jointly a various set of clinicians, students, and researchers actively utilizing systemic kinfolk remedy principles in the context of ongoing or fresh humanitarian intervention. The contributions concentrate on severe concerns particular to the perform of relatives remedy inside worldwide psychological future health contexts, with a specific awareness to the humanitarian sphere. matters lined contain remedy throughout cultures and language obstacles, paintings in settings with covert and overt threats, perform in low-resource occasions, and the production of a relatives remedy application that pertains to peace-building, reconciliation, and post-war discourse. the various workforce of authors contributes sensible details and content material particular to the educational, supervision and/or supply of family-based companies, and provide particular ideas and proposals for relations treatment practitioners and researchers.

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Youth Work: Preparation for Practice by Jason Wood

By Jason Wood

Professional perform is on the middle of minor paintings education yet integrating the idea discovered in school with the truth of placements can occasionally require additional help. This complete textbook is designed to aid scholars operating with teens turn into useful and moral practitioners, capable of examine their studying and interventions in younger people’s lives.

Divided into 3 elements, this middle text:

  • provides an knowing of and dedication to the principles of adlescent paintings
  • explores how contexts form adolescence paintings
  • demonstrates the center practice talents which are required to make a significant influence at the lives of teens.

    Engaging and practice-driven, this can be a vital textual content for all scholars studying approximately operating with teenagers, no matter if on adolescence paintings or allied classes. It contains case-studies, projects, additional interpreting and reflective inquiries to support readers make connections among their very own wisdom and practice.

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    Parenting in Public by Donna Haig Friedman

    By Donna Haig Friedman

    Whilst mom and dad needs to depend upon public advice and family members shelters to supply for his or her children?s most simple wishes, they lose autonomy. inside of a approach of public advice that already stigmatizes and isolates its beneficiaries, their kin lives turn into topic to public scrutiny and feedback. they're parenting in public. This booklet is an in-depth exam of the realities of lifestyles for fogeys and their childrens in relations shelters. the writer makes use of the Massachusetts relatives protect procedure to discover the impression of asset and deficit-oriented help-giving techniques as they're skilled via moms and repair services. The structure of the e-book is exclusive. Following every one bankruptcy are the "reflections" of a mom who has parented in a shield, a front-line employee, and a defend director. the writer and participants suggest a "Power With" coverage and perform framework that runs counter to the existing "Power Over" cultural coverage traits. participants comprise Rosa Clark, Brenda Farrell, Deborah grey, Michele Kahan, Margaret A. Leonard, Mary T. Lewis, Nancy Schwoyer, and Elizabeth Ward.

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