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Violence in ContextCurrent Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Violence in Context: Current Evidence on Risk, Protection, and Prevention

Todd I. Herrenkohl, Eugene Aisenberg, James Herbert Williams, and Jeffrey M. Jenson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369595
eISBN:
9780199865215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369595.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book offers a critical appraisal of research and theory focused on violence in youth, families, and communities. Chapters examine the ways in which violence is defined and ... More

Violence in the HomeMultidisciplinary Perspectives

Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. Abuse and neglect ... More

The Welfare of Children

The Welfare of Children

Duncan Lindsey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136715
eISBN:
9780199894079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136715.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

According to the United Nations' latest data, the United States has more children living in poverty than any other industrialized nation in the world. More than a fifth of all children grow up in ... More

What Works in Foster Care?Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book reports the findings from the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study, which examined outcomes for adults who were placed in family foster care as children. The primary research questions were ... More

When Men Murder Women

When Men Murder Women

R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199914784
eISBN:
9780190225469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914784.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Children and Families

This book presents research unique in its breadth, depth, and detail and uses both quantitative and qualitative evidence from Casefiles and Interviews with men convicted of murder. The focus is on ... More

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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