Basic Groupwork by Tom Douglas

By Tom Douglas

Easy Groupwork is a straightforward, useful advisor to the strategies of groupwork. This re-creation has been largely up-to-date and revised to mirror the alterations that have taken position in society and social behaviour because it was once first released in 1978, yet in essence it is still an available and pleasant textual content for the beginner practitioner.In logical series the e-book follows the growth of 1 crew from inception to shut and exposes how teams paintings. uncomplicated workforce approaches defined comprise: how participants deliver their own recurring responses to events right into a team how staff constraints increase or restrain workforce behaviour and fulfillment how a bunch is plagued by the way it has originated how management and club roles have interaction. uncomplicated Groupwork offers scholars with a legitimate and sturdy foundation for any form of groupwork, in any context.

Show description

Lebenslaufanalyse und Biografieforschung by Reinhold Sackmann

By Reinhold Sackmann

Lebenslaufanalyse und Biografieforschung haben sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten zu einem zentralen software der Untersuchung von Individualisierung in dynamischen Gesellschaften entwickelt. Der Band erläutert die wichtigsten Theorien auf diesem Gebiet (Generation, adjust, Biografie, Institutionalisierung). Die qualitativen und quantitativen Methoden in diesem Feld werden anhand von Beispielen ausführlich vorgestellt. Ein umfassender Überblick zum Stand der empirischen Lebenslauf- und Biografieforschung in den Feldern Bildung, Arbeit, Familie, Paarbildung, Gesundheit, Altern und Vermögen wird gegeben und diskutiert. Mittels praktischer Aufgaben werden facettenreiche Anwendungsbezüge hergestellt. Der Band eignet sich für Lehre, Selbststudium und Praxis.

Show description

Everyday Friendships: Intimacy as Freedom in a Complex World by H. Blatterer

By H. Blatterer

Everyday Friendship conceptualises the lived adventure of intimacy in a global during which the phrases and stipulations of affection and friendship are more and more doubtful. Drawing on writing on friendship, love, and intimacy by way of such thinkers as Simmel and Kracauer, Elias, Goffman, Luhmann and Honneth, the booklet charts the fashionable which means of intimacy and the freedoms it deals, in addition to the ongoing demanding situations of entrenched gendered assumptions in daily family members of love, belief and admire. It exhibits that the research of the 'small global' of dyads can provide very important clues approximately society, and as a result approximately its gendered make-up. daily Friendship seeks to reintegrate into sociology the research of friendship and the research of dyads.

Show description

Is That Your Child?: Mothers Talk about Rearing Biracial by Marion Kilson

By Marion Kilson

'Is That Your Child?' is a question that numerous moms of biracial young children stumble upon whether or not they are African American or ecu American, rearing kids at the present time or a new release in the past, residing within the urban or within the suburbs, are higher center classification or reduce center classification. Social scientists Marion Kilson and Florence Ladd probe moms' responses to this question and different demanding situations that moms of biracial little ones come upon. equipped into 4 chapters, the publication starts with Kilson and Ladd's preliminary interview of each other, maintains with an outline of the demanding situations and rewards of elevating biracial young children gleaned from their interviews with different moms, provides profiles of moms highlighting specified person reviews of biracial parenting, and concludes with feedback of optimistic biracial parenting innovations. This ebook makes a special contribution to the transforming into physique of literature by way of and approximately biracial americans. even if long ago two decades biracial americans like Rebecca Walker, June go, and James McBride have written in their individual stories and students like Kathleen Korgen, Maria Root, and Ruth Frankenberg have explored facets of the biracial event, none has taken with the reviews of a heterogeneous set of black and white moms of alternative generations and socioeconomic situations as Kilson and Ladd do.

Show description

Family Support: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary by John Canavan, John Pinkerton, Pat Dolan

By John Canavan, John Pinkerton, Pat Dolan

The individuals to this topical quantity discover the position of relatives aid in selling the welfare of kids and their households. They express how young ones may be supported within the improvement in their complete capability regardless of antagonistic reviews. family members aid allows young ones to entry the diversity of assets on hand to them within the multiplicity of contexts within which they reside. This e-book integrates thoughts and stories from a global point of view, various degrees of study (society, group and family members) and varied loci of intervention (education, social companies and native government). particular parts coated contain: ideas of kinfolk and social help; social networks and social swap within the family members and the neighborhood; reciprocal; aid among families,schools and the neighborhood; restoring the stability of regulate among mom and dad and kids; aiding adolescents who misuse medicines. "Family help" provides present wisdom approximately family members aid and units out instructions for destiny advancements in pondering and repair provision. It exhibits how an knowing of the complexity and capability of kinfolk help can tell and increase the paintings of educators, pros, provider services, coverage makers and lecturers.

Show description

Socio-Emotional Relationship Therapy: Bridging Emotion, by Carmen Knudson-Martin, Melissa A. Wells, Sarah K. Samman

By Carmen Knudson-Martin, Melissa A. Wells, Sarah K. Samman

​This ebook describes a brand new version for medical paintings with undefined, Socio-Emotional dating remedy (SERT). SERT intervenes in sociocultural approaches that intrude with experiencing jointly supportive relationships. This strategy integrates contemporary advances in neurobiology with social constructionist understandings of gender, tradition, own identities, and courting strategies. the purpose of SERT is to aid circulate towards a balanced strength dynamic and identify mutuality within the dating. remodeling energy disparities in relationships is helping stream towards a extra equivalent circulation of awareness and aid towards every one other.

Show description

Psychosocial Concepts in Humanitarian Work with Children: A by Columbia University, Program on Forced Migration and Health

By Columbia University, Program on Forced Migration and Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Population, Roundtable on the Demography of Forced Migrat

This record is worried with reviewing psychosocial thoughts in examine with regards to humanitarian paintings, with specific emphasis on study concerning youngsters plagued by lengthy violence and armed conflict.

Show description