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Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Marion Crain and Michael Sherraden

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199988488
eISBN:
9780190218249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988488.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

This book examines the current state of employment through historical, macroeconomic, cultural, sociological and policy lenses, in order to address fundamental questions about the role and value of ... More

A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The history of mental health service delivery has been marked by an emphasis on clients’ vulnerabilities and deficits. As treatment programs have moved out of hospitals and into communities, however, ... More

Youth Leaving Foster CareA Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Wendy B. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The challenges faced by youth who turn eighteen and “age out” of the foster care system began to receive greater public and research attention in the 1980s. Increased funding and services in the ... More

Youth-Led Community OrganizingTheory and Action

Youth-Led Community Organizing: Theory and Action

Melvin Delgado and Lee Staples

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195182767
eISBN:
9780199865192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182767.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Youth-led organizing, a burgeoning movement that empowers young people while simultaneously enabling them to make substantive contributions to their communities, is increasingly receiving attention ... More

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