Practicing Social Justice

Practicing Social Justice

by Ellen Burkemper, William J Hutchison, Jan Wilson, John J Stretch
     
 

Examine new research and innovative programs targeted to serve vulnerable populations! This collection highlights innovative programs and interventions targeted toward underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations, including the homeless, immigrants, refugees, female ex-offenders, people with developmental disabilities who are entering the criminal justice

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Examine new research and innovative programs targeted to serve vulnerable populations! This collection highlights innovative programs and interventions targeted toward underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations, including the homeless, immigrants, refugees, female ex-offenders, people with developmental disabilities who are entering the criminal justice system, homicidal youth, and children whose parents are involved in high-conflict custody disputes. In addition, Practicing Social Justice raises critical questions on how society should justly provide for the economic well-being of our most valuable human asset our children with an incisive look at the Temporary Aid for Needy Families legislation and its long-term impact on disadvantaged children. This book also evaluates the Bridges Across Racial Polarization Programsr and explores a wide selection of important social justice issues that the social workers of today and tomorrow need to understand.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789021076
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Social Thought Monograph
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

  • The Right of Justice: Contributions of Social Work Practice-Research
  • Whose Justice? An Examination of Nine Models of Justice
  • Practicing Social Justice: Community-Based Research, Education, and Practice
  • On Becoming a Social Justice Practitioner
  • The Race/Poverty Intersection: Will We Ever Achieve Liberty and Justice for All?
  • Building Bridges and Improving Racial Harmony: An Evaluation of the Bridges Across Racial Polarization Program®
  • Social Justice and Welfare Reform: A Shift in Policy
  • “Human-Sized” Economic Development: Innovations in Missouri
  • The Homeless in Missouri in the ’90s: A Continuing Challenge to Social Justice
  • Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Resiliency, Trauma, Policy, and Practice
  • Doing Justice: Women Ex-Offenders as Group Facilitators, Advocates, and Community Educators
  • Practicing Social Justice with Persons with Mental Illness Residing in Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Youth Who Murder and Societal Responsibility: An Issue of Social Justice
  • Children of High-Conflict Custody Disputes: Striving for Social Justice in Adult-Focused Litigation
  • Practicing Social Justice with Persons with Developmental Disabilities Who Enter the Criminal Justice System
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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