Family-Centered Policies And Practices

Family-Centered Policies And Practices

by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, Charles B. Hennon, Alan R. Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231121067

ISBN-13: 9780231121064

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231121064
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Series:
Social Work Series
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
1.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)
Lexile:
1250L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroduction1. The Meaning and Significance of Families and Threats to Their Well-Being, by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones2. Families as Comprehensive Social Welfare Institutions and Preventive Systems, by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones3. Meaningful, Gender-Equitable Work and Family Well-Being, by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon4. Key Sensitizing Concepts, a Family Policy Continuum, and Examples from the IYF, by Hal A. Lawson, Katharine Briar-Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones5. Analyzing Policy Impacts and Making Strategic Policy Choices for Families and Helping Professions, by 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, by Katharine Briar-Lawson and Hal A. Lawson7. Developing Family-Centered Policy and Practice Discourses, by Katharine Briar-Lawson and Charles B. Hennon8. Introducing Policy-Practice Skills for Family-Centered Change Agents, by Katharine Briar-Lawson9. Promoting New Alliances Among Families, Family Advocates, and Helping Professionals, by Katharine Briar-Lawson10. Introducing Globalization's Challenges and Opportunities and Analyzing Economic Globalization and Liberalization, by Hal A. Lawson11. Globalization, Flows of Culture and People, and New-Century Frameworks for Family-Centered Policies, Practices, and Development, by Hal A. Lawson12. New-Century Investment Strategies and Social Action Agendas for the World's Families, by Hal A. Lawson and Katharine Briar-Lawson

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