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Grand challenges for social work and society, edited by Rowena Fong, James E. Lubben and Richard P. Barth

This edited text captures the culmination of the work done on the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative (GCSWI) spearheaded by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). The GCSWI is a decade-long undertaking intended to address some of the world's most difficult and complex social problems, and this work presents the foundations of this endeavour as it will unfold
Table Of Contents
Grand challenges for social work and society / Rowena Fong, James Lubben, Richard P. Barth, Marilyn Flynn, Michael Sherraden, and Edwina Uehara -- Grand challenge # 1 : ensure healthy development for all youth / Jeffrey M. Jenson and J. David Hawkins -- Grand challenge #2 : close the health gap / Michael S. Spencer, Karina L. Walters, Heidi L. Allen, Christina M. Andrews, Audrey Begun, Teri Browne, John Clapp, Diana DiNitto, Peter Maramaldi, Darrell Wheeler, Brad Zebrack, and Edwina Uehara -- Grand challenge #3 : stop family violence / Richard P. Barth and Rebecca J. Macy -- Grand challenge #4 : advance long and productive lives / Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ernest Gonzales, Jacquelyn B. James, Christina Matz-Costa, and Michelle Putnam -- Grand challenge #5 : eradicate social isolation / James Lubben, Elizabeth Tracy, Sandra Edmonds Crewe, Erika L. Sabbath, Melanie Gironda, Carrie Johnson, Jooyoung Kong, Michelle R. Munson, and Suzanne Browne -- Grand challenge #6 : ending homelessness / Deborah K. Padgett and Benjamin F. Henwood -- Grand challenge #7 : create social responses to a changing environment : a grand challenge for social work / Susan P. Kemp, Lawrence A. Palinkas, and Lisa Reyes Mason -- Grand challenge # 8 : harness technology for social good / Stephanie C. Berzin and Claudia J. Coulton -- Grand challenge # 9 : promote smart decarceration / Matthew W. Epperson, Carrie Pettus-Davis, Annie Grier, and Leon Sawh -- Grand challenge # 10 : reduce extreme economic inequality / Julia Henly, Laura Lein, Jennifer Romich, Trina Shanks, Michael Sherraden, Amanda Tillotson, and Raven Jones -- Grand challenge #11 : build financial capability for all / Jin Huang, Margaret S. Sherraden, Mathieu Despard, David Rothwell, Terri Friedline, Joanna Doran, Karen A. Zurlo, Julie Birkenmaier, Christine Callahan, and Robin McKinney -- Grand challenge # 12 : achieve equal opportunity and justice / Rocio Calvo, Martell Teasley, Jeremy Goldbach, Ruth McRoy, and Yolanda Padilla
Literary Form
non fiction
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource
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