Family-Centered Policies and Practices: International Implications by Katharine Briar-Lawson

Family-Centered Policies and Practices: International Implications

byKatharine Briar-Lawson, Hal Lawson, Charles Hennon...

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Analyzing the critical juncture of family-centered policy and practice, this book places the universal institution of the family in a global context. By including a conceptual framework as well as practice components, the authors offer an original multimodal approach toward understanding family-centered policy practice from an international perspective. It provides grassroots strategies for activists and practical guides for both students and practitioners and includes cutting-edge interpretations of the impact of globalization on families, social workers, and other helping professionals and advocates.

Katharine Briar-Lawson is a professor and dean of the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany, State University of New York.Hal A. Lawson is professor of social welfare and education, and special assistant to the provost at the University at Albany, State University of New York.Charles B. Hennon is professor of family stu...
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Title:Family-Centered Policies and Practices: International ImplicationsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 22, 2001Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231504365

ISBN - 13:9780231504362

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Meaning and Significance of Families and Threats to Their Well-Being, by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones
2. Families as Comprehensive Social Welfare Institutions and Preventive Systems, by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones
3. Meaningful, Gender-Equitable Work and Family Well-Being, by Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal A. Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon
4. Key Sensitizing Concepts, a Family Policy Continuum, and Examples from the IYF, by Hal A. Lawson, Katharine Briar-Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon, with Alan R. Jones
5. Analyzing Policy Impacts and Making Strategic Policy Choices for Families and Helping Professions, by Hal A. Lawson, Katharine Briar-Lawson, and Charles B. Hennon
6. Families as Experts and Partners in the Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Family-Centered Policies and Practices, by Katharine Briar-Lawson and Hal A. Lawson
7. Developing Family-Centered Policy and Practice Discourses, by Katharine Briar-Lawson and Charles B. Hennon
8. Introducing Policy-Practice Skills for Family-Centered Change Agents, by Katharine Briar-Lawson
9. Promoting New Alliances Among Families, Family Advocates, and Helping Professionals, by Katharine Briar-Lawson
10. Introducing Globalization's Challenges and Opportunities and Analyzing Economic Globalization and Liberalization, by Hal A. Lawson
11. Globalization, Flows of Culture and People, and New-Century Frameworks for Family-Centered Policies, Practices, and Development, by Hal A. Lawson
12. New-Century Investment Strategies and Social Action Agendas for the World's Families, by Hal A. Lawson and Katharine Briar-Lawson

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This scholarly, well-framed, and analytical resource establishes a challenge to those of us concerned about the well-being of families in the global context.