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Social issues in contemporary native America : reflections from Turtle Island

Author: Hilary N Weaver
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2016. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Hilary Weaver has drawn together leading Native American social workers, researchers, and academics to provide current information on a variety of social issues related to Native American children,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary N Weaver
ISBN: 9781409452065 1409452069 9781409452072 1409452077
OCLC Number: 973476383
Description: xiii, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Part I Policy Foundations: Sovereignty, dependency, and the spaces in between: an examination of United States social policy and Native Americans, Hilary N. Weaver; Legally entrenched oppressions: the undercurrent of First Nations peoples' experiences with Canada's social welfare policies, Michael Anthony Hart and Gladys Rowe. Part II Social Work: Past, Present, and Future: Social services and indigenous peoples of North America: pre-colonial to contemporary times, Andrea Tamburro and Paul-ReneTamburro; A standpoint view of the social work profession and indigenous peoples in the United States: from the professions' origins through its first century, Robert E. 'Bob' Prue; Reflecting out of the box: locating place and practice in the decolonization of social work, Diane McEachern. Part III Indigenous Peoples Across the Lifecycle: Raising healthy American Indian children: an indigenous perspective, Priscilla A. Day; Preserving Native families, preserving Native cultures, Nancy Lucero and Marian Bussey; ICWA: legal mandate for social justice and preservation of American Indian/Alaska Native heritage, Thalia Gonzalez and Edwin Gonzalez-Santin ; Tradition keepers: American Indian/Alaska Native elders, Priscilla A. Day. Part IV Well-Being and the Community Context: Violence in the lives of Native Americans, Hilary N. Weaver; Indigenous women and sexual assault: implications for intersectionality, Roe Bubar; Culture is medicine that works, Lewis Mehl-Madrona and Barbara Mainguy; Building assets in tribal communities, Amy Locklear Hertel, Kristen Wagner and Jessica Black; Mosquito advocacy: change promotion strategies for small groups with big ideas, Cindy Blackstock; Conclusion; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Hilary N. Weaver, University of Buffalo, SUNY, USA.


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