Author : Bruce S. Jansson
Genre : Education
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 130594335X
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Jansson's BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCATE goes beyond the traditional foundational approach to policy and helps students develop the skills they need to become advocates for social change. Students are taught the ins and outs of conducting policy practice and policy advocacy so that they can engage in policy advocacy at micro, mezzo, and macro levels during their own careers. The book presents a unique framework built around eight tasks and four skills needed by social workers in their policy advocacy. Policy Advocacy Challenges allow students to apply concepts to actual examples. Examples are included from the Barack Obama presidency and the 2016 presidential primaries and elections, with particular emphasis on policies related to inequality. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the eighth edition is completely up to date and integrates the core competencies and recommended practices in the CSWE's 2016 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Bruce S. Jansson
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 1285064070
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Jansson’s BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCATE teaches you the ins and outs of conducting policy-practice in order to prepare you to implement policy reform during your own career. The seventh edition’s coverage includes discussion of such events and issues as Barack Obama’s presidency, the Occupy Wall Street movement, the Arab Spring, and more. By going beyond the traditional foundational approach to policy, this groundbreaking text helps you develop the skills you need to become an advocate for social change. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author : Bruce S. Jansson
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781483377902
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Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy: Advancing Social Justice through 8 Policy Sectors provides the first framework that links micro, mezzo, and macro policy advocacy, demonstrating how each type can be used to promote social justice in health, gerontology, safety net, child welfare, education, immigrants/global, mental health, and criminal justice sectors. Author Bruce S. Jansson identifies seven core problems within each sector as well as the skills social workers need, the challenges they face, and the interventions they can use at each level of advocacy. Integrated vignettes, video clips, and robust resources underscore the text's hands-on, advocacy approach. Relevant to many Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) including policy practice, the book is designed for policy foundation courses.

Author : Mary Alice Haddad
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : MIT Press
ISBN : 9780262363419
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An examination of successful environmental advocacy strategies in East Asia that shows how advocacy can be effective under difficult conditions. The countries of East Asia--China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan-- are home to some of the most active and effective environmental advocates in the world. And the governments of these countries have adopted a range of innovative policies to fight pollution and climate change: Japan leads the world in emissions standards, China has become the word's largest producer of photovoltaic panels, and Taiwan and Korea have undertaken major green initiatives. In this book, Mary Alice Haddad examines the advocacy strategies that persuaded citizens, governments, and businesses of these countries to change their behavior.

Author : Jacqueline B. Mondros
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Columbia University Press
ISBN : 0231515057
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Designed to help build powerful community organizations, empower ordinary citizens to become leaders, and bring about major social and economic change, this book offers a coherent practice-based framework for understanding social action, with power and empowerment at the center of analysis. Topics include recruiting members, consensus building, leadership, publicity, and fundraising.

Author : Bruce S. Jansson
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : UOM:39015056659249
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Bruce Jansson's text takes the social welfare policy course beyond just presenting welfare policy descriptions by teaching students what to do with policy and by giving them a toolbox of strategies for conducting policy-practice. This hands-on policy-practice framework helps social work students to develop specific skills they can use to actually change policy--this groundbreaking text prepares students to become effective policy practitioners.

Author : Jillian Jimenez
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : SAGE Publications
ISBN : 9781483324159
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The Second Edition of Social Policy and Social Change is a timely examination of the field, unique in its inclusion of both a historical analysis of problems and policy and an exploration of how capitalism and the market economy have contributed to them. The New Edition of this seminal text examines issues of discrimination, health care, housing, income, and child welfare and considers the policies that strive to improve them. With a focus on how domestic social policies can be transformed to promote social justice for all groups, Jimenez et al. consider the impact of globalization in the United States while addressing developing concerns now emerging in the global village.

Author : Craig W. LeCroy
Genre : Social Science
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118416228
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A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have access to real-world demonstrations of how social work theories and concepts can be applied in practice. The case studies in this book bridge the gap between the classroom and the field by allowing students to discover the when, why, and how of social work principles. Brief but comprehensive topic overviews are brought to life by case studies that apply general theories to the work of social work. Each of the book's nine sections cover an essential area of social work, encompassing the micro, mezzo, and macro levels Highly readable explanations are followed by 3-5 case studies relating theory to the living practice of real social workers Topics include Generalist Practice; Family Therapy, Treatment of Adults; and Diversity Approaching each topic from a variety of different theoretical bases, this essential text allow students to learn by concrete example, experiencing social work concepts as they are applied in the profession today.

Author : UNESCO
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : UNESCO Publishing
ISBN : 9789231004308
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This toolkit offers general principles for successful policy advocacy that can be adapted based on what best suits your national context and specific policy development processes. You will find sections presenting the value of youth engagement in policy development, tried and tested techniques to inspire impact-oriented advocacy strategies and practical checklists to navigate physical education (PE) policy development processes.

Author : Jeannie Gainsburg
Genre :
Publisher :
ISBN : 9781538136782
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The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is an enjoyable, humorous, encouraging, easy to understand guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities. It is chock full of practical and useful tools for LGBTQ+ advocacy, including: Current and relevant information on identities and LGBTQ+ language Tips for what to say and what not to say when someone comes out to you LGBTQ+ etiquette and techniques for respectful conversations Common bloopers to avoid Tools for effectively navigating difficult conversations Suggestions for addressing common questions and concerns Actions for creating more LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces Recommendations for self-care and sustainable allyship This book will be useful for teachers, counselors, social workers, nurses, medical technicians, and college professors, as well as parents who want to be supportive of their LGBTQ+ child, but don't know how. This is not a book about why to be an ally. This is a book about how to be an ally. The goal of The Savvy Ally is to create more confident, active allies who are effective advocates for change. This informative, entertaining, and supportive guidebook will surely jump-start even the most tentative ally.