Family-Centered Policies and Practices: International Implications / Edition 1

Family-Centered Policies and Practices: International Implications / Edition 1

by Katharine Briar-Lawson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231121075

ISBN-13: 2900231121070

Pub. Date: 02/15/2001

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Analyzing the critical juncture of family-centered policy and practice, this book places the universal institution of the family in a global context. By including a conceptual framework as well as practice components, the authors offer an original multimodal approach toward understanding family-centered policy practice from an international perspective. It provides

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Analyzing the critical juncture of family-centered policy and practice, this book places the universal institution of the family in a global context. By including a conceptual framework as well as practice components, the authors offer an original multimodal approach toward understanding family-centered policy practice from an international perspective. It provides grassroots strategies for activists and practical guides for both students and practitioners and includes cutting-edge interpretations of the impact of globalization on families, social workers, and other helping professionals and advocates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900231121070
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/15/2001
Series:
Social Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Meaning and Significance of Families and Threats to Their Well-Being; Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones
2. Families as Comprehensive Social Welfare Institutions and Preventive Systems; Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones
3. Meaningful, Gender-Equitable Work and Family Well-Being; Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon
4. Key Sensitizing Concepts, a Family Policy Continuum, and Examples from the IYF; Hal A. Lawson, Katharine Briar-Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones
5. Analyzing Policy Impacts and Making Strategic Policy Choices for Families and Helping Professions; Hal A. Lawson, Katharine Briar-Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon
6. Families as Experts and Partners in the Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Family-Centered Policies and Practices; Katharine Briar-Lawson and Hal A. Lawson
7. Developing Family-Centered Policy and Practice Discourses; Katharine Briar-Lawson and Charles B. Hennon
8. Introducing Policy-Practice Skills for Family-Centered Change Agents; Katharine Briar-Lawson
9. Promoting New Alliances Among Families, Family Advocates, and Helping Professionals; Katharine Briar-Lawson
10. Introducing Globalization's Challenges and Opportunities and Analyzing Economic Globalization and Liberalization; Hal A. Lawson
11. Globalization, Flows of Culture and People, and New-Century Frameworks for Family-Centered Policies, Practices, and Development; Hal A. Lawson
12. New-Century Investment Strategies and Social Action Agendas fothe World's Families; Hal A. Lawson and Katharine Briar-Lawson


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