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Defining Social Justice in a Socially Unjust World
ONE OF THE IRONIES OF THE EARLY twenty-first century is that ideological struggles between and within nations have intensified a decade after the end of the Cold War. Today, proponents ofExpand
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The Road Not Taken: A History of Radical Social Work in the United States
Preface Acknowledgments 1. Social Work: A Radical Profession? 2. Radical Social Work in the Progressive Era 3. The Spider Web Conspiracy and the Death of Progressivism 4. The Rank and File MovementExpand
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The Challenges of Health Care Reform for Hospital Social Work in the United States
  • M. Reisch
  • Medicine
  • Social work in health care
  • 1 November 2012
This article examines the potential impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 on the practice of hospital social work in the United States and its implications for socialExpand
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The New Politics of Social Work Practice: Understanding Context to Promote Change
Abstract During the past several decades, social work practice in the USA and the industrialisedworld has become increasingly politicised—a consequence of political-economic, ideo-logical,Expand
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From Melting Pot to Multiculturalism: The Impact of Racial and Ethnic Diversity on Social Work and Social Justice in the USA
Since the turn of the twentieth century, the relationships among race, citizenship and culture have been central to debates about the goals of social policy and social work in the USA. To date,Expand
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Social Work Education and the Neo-Liberal Challenge: The US Response to Increasing Global Inequality
During the past several decades, a ‘perfect storm’, resulting from the political–economic changes accompanying globalization, dramatic demographic and cultural transformations in US society and rapidExpand
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Why Macro Practice Matters
ABSTRACTThis article asserts that macro practice is increasingly important in today’s rapidly changing and complex practice environment. It briefly explores the history of macro practice in U.S.Expand
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The Future of Social Work in the United States
This article discusses six major developments shaping the future of social work practice and education in the United States, with particular attention to their implications for field education. TheseExpand
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The handbook of community practice
Introduction- Communities: Contexts and Challenges for the 21st Century - Marie Weil, Mary L. Ohmer, Michael Reisch History and Context for Community Practice - William Brueggeman Community PracticeExpand
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The Future of Community Organization in Social Work: Social Activism and the Politics of Profession Building
The growth of community organization practice and its future prospects within social work have been shaped by a variety of factors related to profession building. This paper analyzes the developmentExpand
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