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SOCW 8137 Contemporary Issues, Social Change, and Social Policy: Welcome & Course Readings

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SOCW 8137 Course Readings

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Ahn, H. (2015). Economic well-being of low-income single-mother families following welfare reform in the USA. International Journal of Social Welfare, 24(1), 14-26. doi:10.1111/ijsw.12095

Arnold, G. (2011). The Impact of Social Ties on Coalition Strength and Effectiveness: The Case of the Battered Women's Movement in St Louis. Social Movement Studies, 10(2), 131-150. doi:10.1080/14742837.2011.562360

Bachman, S. S., Drainoni, M., & Tobias, C. (2004). Medicaid managed care, substance abuse treatment, and people with disabilities: Review of the literature. Health & Social Work, 29(3), 189-196

Baffour, T. D., & Chonody, J. M. (2009). African-American women's conceptualizations of health disparities: a community-based participatory research approach. American Journal Of Community Psychology, 44(3-4), 374-381. doi:10.1007/s10464-009-9260-x

Baker, B. D., Farrie, D., & Sciarra, D. G. (2016). Mind the gap: 20 years of progress and retrenchment in school funding and achievement gaps. ETS Research Reports Series, 2016(1), 1-37. doi:10.1002/ets2.12098

Barrett, K. M., Lester, S. V., & Durham, J. C. (2011). Child Maltreatment and the Advocacy Role of Professional School Counselors. Journal For Social Action In Counseling & Psychology, 3(2), 85-102.

Barsky, A., Sherman, D., & Anderson, E. (2015). Social Work Educators' Perceptions BSW Programs: Ethical Inspiration of Faith-Based and Conflicts. Journal Of Social Work Values & Ethics, 12(1), 77-87.

Barvosa-Carter, E. (1999). Multiple identity and coalition building: How to identity differences within US enable radical alliances among us. Contemporary Justice Review, 2(2), 111.

Bird, M. (2016). Social justice advocacy in the belly of the beast: An illustration of policy change for social work. Affilia: Journal of Women & Social Work, 31(2), 257-262. doi:10.1177/0886109915592668

Boyle, M., & Silver, I. (2005). Poverty, Partnerships, and Privilege: Elite Institutions and Community Empowerment. City & Community, 4(3), 233-253. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6040.2005.00115.x

Burris, V. (1983). Who opposed the ERA? An analysis of the social bases of antifeminism. Social Science Quarterly (University Of Texas Press), 64(2), 305-317.

Chávez, K., Nair, Y., & Conrad, R. (2015). Equality, sameness, difference: Revisiting the Equal Rights Amendment. Women's Studies Quarterly, 43(3/4), 272-276.

Edwards, H. R., & Hoefer, R. (2010). Are Social Work Advocacy Groups Using Web 2.0 Effectively?. Journal Of Policy Practice, 9(3/4), 220-239. doi:10.1080/15588742.2010.489037

Fram, M., Miller-Cribbs, J., & Van Horn, L. (2007). Poverty, race, and the contexts of achievement: examining educational experiences of children in the U.S. South. Social Work, 52(4), 309-319. doi:sw/52.4.309

Fugère, M., Cathey, C., Beetham, R., Haynes, M., & Schaedler, R. (2016). Preference for the diversity policy label versus the affirmative action policy label. Social Justice Research, 29(2), 206-227. doi:10.1007/s11211-016-0265-y

Garran, A. M., & Werkmeister Rozas, L. (2013). Cultural competence revisited. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 22(2), 97-111. doi:10.1080/15313204.2013.785337

Gutiérrez, L. M., Moxley, D. P., Alvarez, A. R., & Johnson, A. K. (2005, June). The Complexity of Community Empowerment. Journal of Community Practice. pp. 1-3. doi:10.1300/J125v13n02•01.

Harvey, M. R., Mondesir, A. V., & Aldrich, H. (2007). Fostering Resilience in Traumatized Communities: A Community Empowerment Model of Intervention. Journal Of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 14(1/2), 265-285.

Hoffman, B. (2003). Health Care Reform and Social Movements in the United States. American Journal Of Public Health, 93(1), 75-85. doi:10.2105/AJPH.93.1.75

Israel, B., Coombe, C., Cheezum, R., Schulz, A., McGranaghan, R., Lichtenstein, R., & ... Burris, A. (2010). Community-based participatory research: a capacity-building approach for policy advocacy aimed at eliminating health disparities. American Journal Of Public Health, 100(11), 2094-2102. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.170506

Kang-Yi, C. D., & Gellis, Z. D. (2010). A systematic review of community-based health interventions on depression for older adults with heart disease. Aging & Mental Health, 14(1), 1-19.

Lippert-Rasmussen, K. (2017). Affirmative action, historical injustice, and the concept of beneficiaries. Journal of Political Philosophy, 25(1), 72-90. doi:10.1111/jopp.12092

Mai, R. P., Kramer, T. J., & Luebbert, C. A. (2005). Learning Through Partnering: Lessons for Organizational and Community Renewal. Journal Of Community Practice, 13(2), 107-122. doi:10.1300/J125v13n02•08

Oppenheimer, D. B. (2016). The disappearance of voluntary affirmative action from the US workplace. Journal Of Poverty & Social Justice, 24(1), 37-50. doi:10.1332/175982716X14538098991133

Slaght, E., & Hamilton, N. (2005). A coordinated response to intimate partner violence: lessons from an exploratory study. Journal Of Community Practice, 13(2), 45-59.

Soule, S. A., & King, B. G. (2006). The stages of policy process and the Equal Rights Amendment, 1972-1982. The American Journal Of Sociology, (6), 1871.

Tam, D. (2004). Culturally responsive advocacy intervention with abused Chinese-Canadian women. British Journal Of Social Work, 34(2), 269-277.

The Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ) Code of Ethics. (2011). Journal for Social Action in Counseling & Psychology, 3(2), 1-21.

Torres, J. B. (2002). Creating a Latino/Hispanic Alliance: Eliminating Barriers to Coalition Building. Journal Of Human Behavior In The Social Environment, 5(3/4), 189.

Velte, K., & Ortega, D. M. (2015). Old turf new battles: Feminism, legislation, and the body. Affilia: Journal of Women & Social Work, 30(1), 5-8. doi:10.1177/0886109914562298

Zlotnik, J., Strand, V., & Anderson, G. (2009). Achieving positive outcomes for children and families: recruiting and retaining a competent child welfare workforce. Child Welfare, 88(5), 7-21.

Other Readings

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