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Financial education and capability : research, education, policy, and practice

Author: Julie Birkenmaier; Jami Curley; Margaret S Sherraden
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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This book introduces the concept of financial capability and assembles the latest evidence from ground-breaking innovations with financially vulnerable families, and links it to education, policy,  Read more...


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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Birkenmaier; Jami Curley; Margaret S Sherraden
ISBN: 9780199755950 0199755957
OCLC Number: 852228714
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume.)
Contents: Introduction ; Part I. Theory and Background ; Chapter 1. Building Blocks of Financial Capability ; Chapter 2. Social Workers and Financial Capability in the Profession's First Half Century ; Chapter 3. Paradigms of Anti-Poverty Policy ; Part II. Innovations in Financial Capability ; Chapter 4. Financial Capability Among Survivors of Domestic Violence ; Chapter 5. Low-Income Parents of Pre-School Children: Financial Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, and Ownership ; Chapter 6. Financial Issues and an Aging Population: Responding to an Increased Potential for Financial Abuse and Exploitation ; Chapter 7. Improving Financial Capacity Among Low-Income Immigrants: Effects of a Financial Education Program ; Chapter 8. Developing Financial Capability through IDA Savings Club ; Chapter 9. Income Tax Time as a Time to Build Financial Capability ; Chapter 10. Building Financial Capability of Native American Households ; Chapter 11. Financial and Asset Building Capabilities of Southwest Border Working ; Families: ; Part III. Social Work Education, Practice, and Curriculum Development ; Chapter 12. Financial Capabilities of Service Providers in the Asset Building Field ; Chapter 13. The Role of Social Work in Financial Capability: Shaping Curricular Approaches ; Chapter 14. Building the Capacity of Social Workers to Enhance Financial Capability ; Chapter 15. Conclusion: Building Financial Capability of Financially Vulnerable Families
Responsibility: edited by Julie Birkenmaier, Jami Curley, Margaret Sherraden.


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This impressive volume takes social work back to its roots as a profession concerned with the tangible aspects of financial well-being. It nicely analyzes the literature on how vulnerable families Read more...

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