Canadian Social Welfare, Sixth Edition

Paperback | March 30, 2008

byJoanne C. Turner, Francis J. Turner

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

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Canadian Social Welfare offers the most comprehensive view available of Canadian social welfare. This contributed text of 31 articles covers all of the key areas of social welfare: programs, policies, philosophy, and history.  The sixth edition has been revised to include new chapters on oppression, social service workers, boards of di...

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This text is most suitable for Introductory Social Welfare courses in Social Work programs, most likely at the undergraduate level in universities and college programs. Canadian Social Welfare offers the most comprehensive view available of Canadian social welfare. This contributed text of 31 articles covers all of the key areas of soc...

Joanne C. Turner is Professor Emerita, Renison College, University of Waterloo Francis J. Turner is Professor Emeritus, Wilfrid Laurier University
Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.3 × 7.05 × 1 inPublished:March 30, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205536654

ISBN - 13:9780205536658

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Table of Contents

Section I: The Foundations of Canadian Social Welfare

Chapter 1: The Socio-Cultural Base of Canadian Social Welfare

    Francis J. Turner

Chapter 2: The Philosophical and Value Base of Canadian Social Welfare

    Roger Delaney

Chapter 3: The Political Base of Canadian Social Welfare

    Thomas Brenner

Chapter 4: The Economics Base of Canadian Social Welfare

    Marion E. Jones

Chapter 5: The Geographic Base of Canadian Social Welfare

    Michael Kim Zapf and Ralph Bodor

Chapter 6: The Historical Base of Canadian Social Welfare

    Joanne C. Turner

 

Section II: Realities That Shape Our Social Welfare Structure

Chapter 7: Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

    Anne-Marie Mawhiney and Sheila Hardy

Chapter 8: Our Bilingual Heritage: The Context of Official Languages Policy

    Linda Turner

Chapter 9: The Changing Status of Women: From Poverty to Precarious Work

    Iara Lessa

Chapter 10: Immigrants: History and Current Issues

    Carole Pigler Christensen

Chapter 11: What Is Happening to the Living Standards of Working Age Canadians?

     Brigitte Kitchen

Chapter 12: The Nature of Oppression and Anti-oppressive Policy Development Draft

    Tracy A. Swan

Chapter 13: Canada’s Unique Psychosocial Realities

     G. Brent Angell and Katka Hrncic-Lipovic

 

Section III: Our Social Welfare Structure

Chapter 14: Agencies in General

    Barbara Decker Pierce

Chapter 15: Industries and the Provision of Social Services

    Catherine Brothers and John Brothers

Chapter 16: Canadian Approaches to Income Security

    John R. Graham

Chapter 17: Our System of Health Care

     Ted McNeill and David Nicholas

 

Section IV: Select Client Groups

Chapter 18: Community Capacity Building: A Re-conceptualization of Services for the Protection of Children

    Ken Barter

Chapter 19: Youth and Youth Services

    Teri Kay and Melanie Cohen

Chapter 20: Services for Families

    Margaret Fietz

Chapter 21: Services for Older Adults

    Kerri-Ann Fitzgerald and James Gladstone

Chapter 22: Persons with Disabilities: Barriers to Their Full Participation in Society

    Doreen M. Winkler

Chapter 23: Corrections

    Donald G. Evans

 

Section V: The Personnel of the Canadian Social Welfare Structure

Chapter 24: Social Workers

    Dennis Kimberley and Louise Osmond

Chapter 25: Social Service Workers

    Sabra Desai and Linda Hill

Chapter 26: Informal Helping and Mutual Aid

    John Cossom

 

Section VI: Quality Control of Policy and Practice

Chapter 27: Regulation: Challenges and Opportunities for the Social Work Profession in Canada

    Dan Andreae

Chapter 28: Evaluation as Control

    Grant Macdonald

Chapter 29: The Code of Ethics as a Means of Control: Is it?

    Rachel Birnbaum

 

Section VII: Perspectives

Chapter 31: Globalization and Social Welfare

    Glenn Drover

Chapter 32: International Social Work

    Linda Snyder

Epilogue