Community Practice: Theories and Skills for Social Workers

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Subject Index
Acceptance
of concepts by public, 186
of others by practitioner, 79
of practitioner by community, 151, 169, 407
of vulnerable by community, 175 box 7.1, 179 box 7.2
Accepting facets of humans, 130
Access/accessibility
client, community, 20, 190, 195
to powerful people, 152–57
to resources, 358
to services, 81, 162, 238
ACCORN, 397, 403 box 14.6
Accountability/responsibility
agency, 374
assertion and, 219
assessment and, 192
for causing problem, 62, 63
principle of, 145, 358, 367
of social worker to client/ consumer, 186, 392 box 14.1
Action. See also Social action; Social change
agenda, 66, 72, 210, 399
barriers to, 217
collective, 73, 84, 357, 371
course of (options), 70, 399–403, 401
failing to act, 216
field of, 50
individual, 84
on own behalf, 357
possible, 197–98
preparation, 400 box 14.4
research, 357
and social problems, 66, 81, 83, 84
“where the action is”, 147
Action system, 15, 24
Addams, Jane, 217, 365–66, 366 box 13.7, 367
Advocacy, 21, 328, 349, 436
and assessment, 187, 188 box 7.5
defined, 356–57, 372 box 13.10
electronic, 261, 369 box 13.8, 376 box 13.11, 416–17
and empowerment, 374–76
as ethical requirement, 21
forms of
case, 356–57
cause, 357, 392 box 14.1
client, 272–73, 365 box 13.6
internal-external, 373–74
marketing, 328
rural-urban, 366–67
institutionalization of, 366 box 13.7, 377–78
lay, 363
levels of/spectrum of, 360–61
community, 365–68
group, 364–65
individual, 363–64
political/policy, 368–70
self-, 361–62
systems, 370–72
media advocacy, 349
as part of problem development, 70, 73
relationship, 363–64, 364 box 13.5, 378
and resource scarcity, 24, 25d.5, 362 box 13.3
roles, 377, 378–83
techniques and skills, 9, 356 box 13.1, 369 box 13.8, 376 box 13.11, 378–83
Affinity (nonplace) community, 150
African-Americans, 38, 43, 74, 78, 79, 82 box 3.5, 148, 161, 222–23, 358, 371, 394
Agency. See Human service organizations
Alienation, 102
Alinsky, Saul, 138n.6, 357, 394, 395 box 14.2
Antipoverty, 77, 124
Analysis
community, 146, 157–62, 199
critical, 66–67
network, 144
Arab-Americans, 76 box 3.4, 77, 214
Arab public, 74
Middle East, 83
Islamophobia, 85d.2
Arbitration, 305
Asian-Americans, 160, 186, 252
Cambodian, 66, 77
Chinese, 78
Japanese, 62
Korean, 77, 404
Vietnamese, 78, 146

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Preface v
  • Note viii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Contents *
  • Community Practice *
  • 1 - Community Practice: an Introduction 3
  • Notes *
  • References *
  • I - Understanding the Social Environment and Social Interaction *
  • 2 - Theory-Based, Model-Based Community Practice 33
  • Notes 57
  • References *
  • 3 - The Nature of Social and Community Problems 61
  • Notes *
  • References *
  • 4 - The Concept of Community in Social Work Practice 91
  • Notes *
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  • 5 - Community Intervention and Programs: Let's Extend the Clan 120
  • Notes *
  • References *
  • II - Community Practice Skills for Social Workers: Using the Social Environment *
  • 6 - Discovering and Documenting the Life of a Community 145
  • Notes *
  • References *
  • 7 - Using Assessment in Community Practice 172
  • Notes 202
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  • 8 - Using Self in Community Practice: Assertiveness 208
  • Notes *
  • References 240
  • 9 - Using Your Agency 244
  • Notes *
  • References 270
  • 10 - Using Work Groups: Committees, Teams, and Boards 272
  • Notes 292
  • References *
  • 11 - Using Networks and Networking 293
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  • 12 - Using Social Marketing 320
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  • 13 - Using the Advocacy Spectrum 355
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  • 14 - Using Organizing: Acting in Concert 391
  • Notes 420
  • References 421
  • 15 - Community Social Casework 426
  • Note 439
  • References *
  • Subject Index 441
  • Name Index 453
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