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Canadian social welfare

Author: Francis J Turner; Joanne C Turner
Publisher: Toronto : Allyn and Bacon, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"Canadian Social Welfare" offers the most comprehensive view available on Canadian social welfare. Thsi contributed text of 31 articles covers all of the key areas of social welfare: programs, policies, philosophy, and history. The sixth edition has been revisd to include new chapters on oppression, social service workers, and quality control, in which several societal systems are discussed.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis J Turner; Joanne C Turner
ISBN: 9780205536658 0205536654
OCLC Number: 228368983
Description: xiii, 482 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The socio-cultural base of Canadian social welfare / Francis J. Turner --
The philosophical and value base of Canadian social welfare / Roger Delaney --
The political base of Canadian social welfare / Thomas Brenner --
The economics base of Canadian social welfare / Marion E. Jones --
The geographical base of Canadian social welfare / Michael Kim Zapf and Ralph Bodor --
The historical base of Canadian social welfare / Joanne C. Turner --
Aboriginal peoples in Canada / Anne-Marie Mawhiney and Sheila Hardy --
Our bilingual heritage : the context of official languages policy / Linda Turner --
The changing status of women : from poverty to precarious work / Iara Lessa --
Immigrants : history and current issues / Carole Pigler Christensen --
What is happening to the living standards of working age Canadians / Brigitte Kitchen --
The nature of oppression and anti-oppressive policy development / Tracy A. Swan --
Canada's unique psychosocial realities / G. Brent Angell and Katka Hrncic-Lipovic --
Agencies in general / Barbara Decker Pierce --
Indistries and the provision of social services / Catherine Brothers and John Brothers --
Canadian approaches to income security / John R. Graham --
Our system of health care / Ted McNeill and David Nicholas --
Community capacity building : a re-conceptualization of services for the protection of children / Ken Barter --
Youth and youth services / Teri Kay and Melanie Cohen --
Services for families / Margaret Fietz --
Services for older adults / Kerri-Ann Fitzgerald and James Gladstone --
Persons with disabilities : barriers to their full participation in society / Doreen M. Winkler --
Corrections / Donald G. Evans --Social workers / Dennis Kimberley and Louise Osmond --
Social service workers / Sabra Desai and Linda Hill --
Informal helping and mutual aid / John Cossom --
Regulation : challenges and opportunities for the social work profession in Canada / Dan Andreae --
Evaluation as control / Grant Macdonald --
The code of ethics as a means of control : is it? / Richael Birnbaum --
Globalization and social welfare / Glenn Drover --
International social work / Linda Snyder.
Responsibility: general editors, Joanne C. Turner, Francis J. Turner.

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"Canadian Social Welfare" offers the most comprehensive view available on Canadian social welfare. Thsi contributed text of 31 articles covers all of the key areas of social welfare: programs, policies, philosophy, and history. The sixth edition has been revisd to include new chapters on oppression, social service workers, and quality control, in which several societal systems are discussed.

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