New Horizons for Policy Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-05-11
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book provides penetrating analysis and up-to-date resources for social workers looking for information on vital issues of social work policy practice. Special emphasis is placed on topics of social justice, the strengths-based perspective and inclusion of marginalized populations.

Table of Contents

The Path to Social Justice Goes through Politics and Economics
A Strengths-based Framework for Social Policy: Barriers and Possibilities
Bridging the Divide between Community Organizing Efforts and Direct Services in Traditional Social Service Agencies: Lessons Learned from a Case Study
Technology-based Approaches to Social Work and Social Justice
The Supreme Court Shuffle: What It Means for Social Work Sunny
Ex-PrisonersG++ Reentry: An Emerging Frontier and a Social Work Challenge
Inclusion in the Policy Process: An Agenda for Participation of the Marginalized
Service Learning: The Road from the Classroom to Community-based Macro Intervention
Teaching Students to Become Effective in Policy Practice: Integrating Social Capital into Social Work Education and Practice
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