Social Work

SAGE Handbook of Human Rights

Alternative Titles
Handbook of human rights
Human rights
Description

The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights comprises a two volume set consisting of more than 50 original chapters that clarify and analyze human rights issues of both contemporary and future importance. The Handbook takes an inter-disciplinary approach, combining work in such traditional fields as law, political science and philosophy with such non-traditional subjects as climate change, demography, economics, geography, urban studies, mass communication, and business and marketing. In addition, as human rights has come to play a prominent role in popular culture, there is a section on human rights in art, film, music and literature. The first volume highlights this mainstreaming of human rights that has taken place, particularly over the course of the past two decades. Volume 2 goes into the international, regional and national mechanisms as well as the future directions of human rights issues and debates. Not only does the Handbook provide a state-of-the-art analysis of the discipline that addresses the history and development of human rights standards and its movements, mechanisms and institutions, but it seeks to go beyond this and produce a book that will help lead to prospective thinking. Edited by Anja Mihr & Mark Gibney.

Type
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Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Human Services & Diversity
Description

Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity is the first encyclopedia to reflect the changes in the mission of human services professionals as they face today's increasingly diverse service population. Diversity encompasses a broad range of human differences, including differences in ability and disability, age, education level, ethnicity, gender, geographic origin, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and values. Understanding the needs and problems of Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, the deaf, the blind, the LGBT community, and many other groups demands an up-to-date and cutting-edge reference. This three-volume encyclopedia provides human services students, professors, librarians, and practitioners the reference information they need to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population.

Features: 600 signed entries are organized A-to-Z across three volumes.; Entries, authored by key figures in the field, conclude with cross references and further readings.; A Reader's Guide groups related articles within broad, thematic areas, such as aging, community mental health, family and child services, substance abuse, etc.; A detailed index, the Reader's Guide, and cross references combine for search-and-browse in the electronic version.; A helpful Resource Guide guides students to classic books, journals, and web sites, and a glossary assists them with the terminology of the field.

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Encyclopedia
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, 2nd edition SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty
Description

The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Second Edition addresses the persistence of poverty across the globe.

Key Features: • 775 evaluated and updated and 175 entirely new entries • New Reader’s Guide categories • Signed articles, with cross-references • Further Readings will be accompanied by pedagogical elements • Updated Chronology, Resource Guide, Glossary, and  Index

Type
Encyclopedia
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Encyclopedia of Social Work - Online Edition

Description

This new online version of the Encyclopedia of Social Work provides transdisciplinary coverage across the many areas of social work research and practice, including mass incarceration, cyberbullying, addiction treatment, health care policy, social welfare history, international social work, and evidence-based social work practice.  This work contains over 700 articles with new articles added and updated each month. The goal of this work is to keep social work researchers up to date and informed on current topics of importance in their field. New articles are added to this encyclopedia on an ongoing basis, making it the most current social work reference work available. 

  

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Encyclopedia
Handbook
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Sage Reference Series on Disability: Key Issues and Future Directions

Description

Each volume in this series concentrates on trends and issues around broad topics in disability studies. 

  • Health and Medicine, 2011
  • Rehabilitation Interventions, 2013
  • Disability Through the Life Course, 2012
  • Education, 2011
  • Assistive Technology and Science, 2013
  • Employment and Work, 2012
  • Arts and Humanities, 2012
  • Ethics, Law and Policy, 2012
Type
E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
Handbook
Coverage
2011-2013
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LABORSTA

Description

NOTICE: 2009 and 2010 data are now available in ILO's new database ILOSTAT ( http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31706) . Please note that LABORSTA is not being updated and gradually will be replaced with ILOSTAT. 

LABORSTAT covers official core labour statistics for over 200 countries for 1969 to 2008. 

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Database
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ILOSTAT

Alternative Titles
ILOStat, ILO statistics
Description

ILOSTAT provides multiple datasets with annual and infra-annual labor market statistics for over 1000 indicators and 230 countries, areas and territories. 

The yearly indicators dataset contains standardized indicators for purposes of greater comparability across countires and relies heavily on the official submission of data by national authorities. The short term indicators dataset contains monthly, quarterly and semi-annual data drqen from official websites of national authorities and is updated on a monthly basis. The EAPEP dataset conatins country estimates and projections of the total population, labor fource, and participation rates by sex and age. 

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Alexander Street Press

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Academic Video Online
Alexander Street Video
Description

Search across all video and audio collections provided by Alexander Street Press.  

By making their own account, users can save  and share clips and playlists.  Audio and video recordings can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.

Includes:
American History in Video

Art and Architecture in Video

Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection

Black Studies in Video

Counseling and Therapy in Video, volumes I, II and III

Dance in Video

Dental Education in Video

Engineering Case Studies Online

Ethnographic Video Online, volumes I and II

Filmakers Library Online

Meet the Press

Music Online: American Song

Music Online: Classical Music Library

Music Online: Classical Music in Video

Music Online: Jazz Music Library

Music Online: Opera in Video

Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-present

Silent Film Online

The March of Time

Theatre in Video

World History in Video

World Newsreels Online, 1929-1966

 

Type
Audio
Video
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Encyclopedia of Community Corrections

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Explores all aspects of community corrections, from its philosophical foundations to its inception in the 1970s, through current-day issues on this alternative to traditional incarceration.  Topics include:  the history, development and definitions of community corrections; theory and treatment, classification and risk-assessment; probation; intermediate sanctions; and parole.

Includes a chronology, glossary, references and a resource guide.

Shannon Barton-Bellessa, editor.  2012.

 

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Encyclopedia
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Encyclopedia of Trauma: an Interdisciplinary Guide

Alternative Titles
Sage Reference Online
Description

Provides an introduction to traumatology: the study of trauma, its effects, and methods to modify effects.  Topics include trauma psychology, military psychiatry and behavioral health, post-traumatic stress and disorder, trauma social work, disaster mental health, and the recent subfield of history and trauma, with an examination of long-term effects of traumas experienced by entire communities and nations, both from natural events (such as Pompeii and Hurricane Katrina) and man-made (such as the Holocaust and 9/11.)

Charles R. Figley, editor.  Published 2012.

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Encyclopedia
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