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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Human Rights-Based Community Practice in the United States


ISBN13: 9783319082097
Published: January 2015
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £49.99



This is a Print On Demand Title.
The publisher will print a copy to fulfill your order. Books can take between 1 to 3 weeks. Looseleaf titles between 1 to 2 weeks.

This book is organized around major human rights concerns, with a focus on community organizing to secure economic and social rights and to address forms of social exclusion and inequality in the United States.

Chapter 1 provides an overview of human rights, highlighting the importance of rights-based practice for community social work. It lays the conceptual groundwork for a rights-based approach to community practice, contrasting this method with conventional needs-based approaches within community social work. Chapters 2 through 4 address rights-based community practice through the lens of specific economic and social rights: health, housing and food. Focusing on community practice through local and state-wide campaigns for different rights provides an in-depth illustration of how a particular right is defined and successful pathways to secure the right. Chapter 5 concludes the book with examples of several methods to assess human rights realization at the community level and prioritize local level efforts from a rights-based perspective.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
Right-based Approaches to Community Practice.
Right to Health and Health Care on the Basis of Non-discrimination.
Right to Decent and Affordable Housing.
Building a Movement to Recognize Food Security as a Human Right.
New Frontiers for Rights-based Community Practice.