The Idea of Home in Law (Law, Property and Society) by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, James A. Sweeney

By Lorna Fox O'Mahony, James A. Sweeney

"The proposal of domestic in legislations: Displacement and Dispossession" explores an immense set of felony and coverage concerns surrounding the suggestions of domestic and homelessness, taking a turning out to be region of criminal scholarship into the recent area of human rights and foreign legislations. the gathering considers the information touching on domestic - either within the experience of the residing position as a different form of estate, and territorial claims to place of birth - which underpin many modern criminal difficulties, by means of reading more than a few contexts the place everyone is displaced or dispossessed from their houses.

The essays concentrating on dispossession think of topics starting from personal loan and hire arrears within the united kingdom to responses to the foreclosures difficulty within the united states, and from eviction for the needs of financial improvement in South Africa to the exclusion of asylum seekers from the UK's social housing and welfare provision in the framework of the ecu conference on Human Rights. The displacement subject, in the meantime, examines transnational 'home' concerns from the studies of exiles and refugees in parts of clash to the influence of the wider context of financial, social and cultural rights on makes an attempt to guard housing and residential via overseas legislation.

At the guts of every essay the individuals, specialists from around the fields of legislation, coverage, and housing rights, learn the situations during which displacement and dispossession occur, and re-evaluate how legislations and coverage reply to such conditions with a selected specialise in the effect of lack of domestic for the human individual.

At a time of specific and lengthening challenge approximately safeguard of tenure and the function of legislations and coverage in conserving those people who are susceptible to compelled eviction, "The inspiration of domestic in Law" provides a daring chance to elevate questions on the 'rights' and norms linked to housing and residential, and to generate new insights for scholarship and for nationwide and overseas coverage debates relating displacement and dispossession.

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Key Concepts in Measurement (Pocket Guide to Social Work by Brian E. Perron, David F. Gillespie

By Brian E. Perron, David F. Gillespie

Size refers mostly to the method of assigning a numeric worth to, or ordering features or features of, entities less than research. size is critical for development and trying out conception, specifying difficulties, and defining ambitions. it truly is arguably essentially the most very important and diffcult projects in social paintings learn. Social paintings researchers who're no longer professional in constructing, opting for, and utilizing measures will be unable to give a contribution maximally to the social paintings wisdom base. Such wisdom and talents relating to size finally determines the level to which social paintings learn can successfully tell social coverage and social paintings interventions.

This publication is to function a consultant for constructing, making a choice on, and utilizing measures in social paintings learn. specifically, this ebook presents an in depth evaluation of up to date validity concept; an replace at the significant problems with reliability; universal mistakes in size of latent variables; and recommendations on size of social networks and collectives.

An vital subject matter of this publication is the point of interest at the inventive strength of dimension - that's, supporting social paintings researchers take into consideration the big variety of how that social paintings suggestions might be measured. Reflecting on those ameliorations increases questions on underlying assumptions that during flip evokes inventive theoretical insights. instead of seeing size as easily a role to be accomplished within the learn method, we'll motivate the reader to imagine creatively approximately size and theory.

This publication additionally addresses the interdependency of size and idea development. In different phrases, this publication covers how dimension and idea are attached in other ways. First, each degree has its personal operating conception that relates the degree to the idea that being measured. moment, idea building relies on size. What we examine utilizing a given degree will be diverse if an idea was once measured in a unique way.

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Social Change and Social Work: The Changing Societal by Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

By Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

Social switch and Social paintings discusses and examines how social paintings is challenged through social, political and financial trends happening in present societies. The authors ask how social paintings as a self-discipline and perform is encountering international and native changes. Divided into 3 components, themes lined comprise the altering social paintings mandate all through background; social paintings paradigms and theoretical issues; phenomenological social paintings; perform study; and gender and generational examine. Taken jointly, the chapters during this anthology supply an authoritative and up to date evaluation of present discussions in the eu social paintings examine group.

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Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited by Tom Shakespeare

By Tom Shakespeare

Over the final 40 years, the sector of incapacity reviews has emerged from the political activism of disabled humans. during this tough assessment of the sector, prime incapacity educational and activist Tom Shakespeare argues that incapacity examine wishes a less attackable conceptual and empirical footing.

This re-creation is up-to-date all through, reflecting Shakespeare’s most modern considering, drawing on present learn, and responding to controversies surrounding the 1st version and the World document on Disability, in addition to incorporating new chapters on cultural incapacity stories, own assistance, sexuality, and violence. utilizing a severe realist process, Disability Rights and Wrongs Revisited promotes a pluralist, engaged and nuanced method of incapacity. Key themes mentioned include:

  • dichotomies – going past risky polarizations equivalent to scientific version as opposed to social version to accomplish a fancy, multi-factorial account of disability
  • identity - the drawbacks of the incapacity movement's emphasis on id politics
  • bioethics - offerings first and foremost and finish of existence and within the box of genetic and stem cellphone cures
  • relationships – feminist and advantage ethics ways to questions of intimacy, suggestions and friendship.

This stimulating and available e-book demanding situations incapacity reviews orthodoxy, selling a brand new conceptualization of incapacity and clean learn time table. it really is a useful source for researchers and scholars in incapacity reports and sociology, in addition to execs, coverage makers and activists.

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Critical Thinking in Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis by Barbara Probst

By Barbara Probst

"This much-needed quantity brings to the clinician or pupil the very best critical-minded research via one of the most insightful thinkers approximately psychiatric analysis this day. The thought-provoking questions those essays bring up, and the multifaceted and provocative solutions they supply, domesticate sensitivity to the nuances of diagnostic evaluation that frequently makes the adaptation among scientific luck and failure." - Jerome C. Wakefield, PhD, DSW, manhattan college Silver institution of Social paintings, New York

This transformative source demanding situations social staff and psychological wellbeing and fitness execs to reconsider their ways to evaluate and prognosis from the floor up. one of the book’s specified positive factors are its use of various lenses to ascertain a typical case and its representation of the way a number of views will be built-in for a richly textured portrait of the person in context. both an important is the book’s dedication to specialist improvement, from routines to enhance case conceptualization to ­strategies for educating and learning.

Topics include:

  • The DSM-5 definition of psychological illness: critique and alternatives.
  • Making overview judgements: macro, mezzo, and micro perspectives.
  • Neuroscience, resilience, and the embodiment of “mental” disorder.
  • Narrative, psychodynamic, and cultural conceptualizations of affliction.
  • Person-centered and contextualized analysis in psychological health.
  • Meeting the problem of training built-in assessment.

Critical pondering in medical evaluation and Diagnosis has a lot to provide pros, researchers, and educators within the fields of social paintings and psychological health and wellbeing.


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Interkulturelle Medien-Kommunikation , 2011th Edition by Hans-Dieter Kubler

By Hans-Dieter Kubler

Dieses kompakte Lehrbuch, entstanden in Masterkursen, f?hrt in Kategorien und Fragestellungen zur internationalen Kommunikation, zu Modellen gesellschaftlicher Entwicklung, zum Vergleich von Mediensystemen, zur globalen Medienkultur und zu traits interkultureller Transformation und Integration ein. Neben der problemorientierter Besch?ftigung mit grundlegenden theoretischen Ans?tzen werden sowohl zentrale traits der globalen Medienkommunikation an paradigmatischen Beispielen veranschaulicht als wiederholt methodologische Fragen ihrer Erforschung aufgeworfen.

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Dual Diagnosis: An Integrated Approach to Treatment by Ted R. Watkins

By Ted R. Watkins

Dual Diagnosis

provides a version that integrates idea and learn from substance abuse and psychological health and wellbeing in addition to providing simultaneous built-in remedy in one atmosphere. construction upon a pretty good theoretical and learn beginning, the e-book discusses the original difficulties and therapy equipment adapted for particular psychological health problems while mixed with substance abuse, together with schizophrenia, bipolar ailment, significant melancholy, significant character problems, and anxiousness issues.

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Social Administration by Roger Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann

By Roger Lohmann, Nancy Lohmann

By means of making specific linkages either to social paintings perform and to the historical past of administration proposal, masking the quickly increasing box of nonprofit reviews, and incorporating administration techniques from Henri Fayol's rules to overall caliber administration, this pioneering paintings grounds the perform of social management within the career of social paintings and agency-based perform higher than any textual content shortly to be had. The publication additionally addresses ways that the strategic imaginative and prescient of social directors can be utilized to construct humane and lasting welfare associations, additional social justice, and confront oppression.

To accomplish this activity, the authors mixture numerous views: social management as administration, as a sort of social paintings perform emphasizing specialist and group management, as selection making prompted by way of values and ethics and as establishment development. Divided into an creation, an afterword, and twenty-five topical chapters, Social Administration discusses problems with government and software management in addition to such environmental issues as group, social company, and a number of specified issues, together with responsibility, ethics, contracting, and dealing with forums.

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Good Practice in Safeguarding Children: Working Effectively by Liz Hughes, Hilary Owen

By Liz Hughes, Hilary Owen

"Good perform in Safeguarding childrens" considers how front-line execs can hold the simplest pursuits of the kid on the center in their paintings while statutory tips, the best way enterprises are built-in and the supply of prone are altering. Liz Hughes and Hilary Owen have drawn jointly individuals' stories of operating with safeguarding kids on a wide diversity of concerns, together with forget, trafficked young children, mom and dad with studying problems and baby safeguard supervision.The individuals talk about present dilemmas in safeguarding young ones paintings and supply versions of excellent perform, together with case eventualities and workouts. This publication explores how adjustments within the procedure supply a chance to augment the standard of carrier provision, to accomplish higher results for kids and their households. This publication is a must-read booklet for all front-line practitioners concerned with safeguarding young children, together with social employees, baby and adolescent psychological future health practitioners, cops, healthcare pros, probation staff and lecturers. it's also compatible for undergraduate, post-graduate and post-qualifying scholars.

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Attachment Theory, Child Maltreatment and Family Support by David Howe, Marion Brandon, Diana Hinings, Gillian Schofield

By David Howe, Marion Brandon, Diana Hinings, Gillian Schofield

This article bargains a accomplished account of ways social developmental views and attachment conception can light up perform within the box of kid safety and kinfolk help. Drawing generally all through on case learn fabric, the textual content strikes from an creation to the most important theories to a close define of the most equipment and techniques. It deals a delicately built and systematically demonstrated perform and evaluate version for execs during this sector and will be a priceless source for college students and execs alike.

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