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  1. Organizational Histories of Nonprofit Human Service Organizations

    Edited by Michael J. Austin

    This book is based on an important but complicated question: How have nonprofit human service organizations sustained themselves over time? It documents the organizational histories of pioneering nonprofits that have unique missions and significant longevity – in one case, 157 years. This volume...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Evidence for Child Welfare Practice

    Edited by Michael J. Austin

    This book provides a "work-in-progress" that seeks to capture the micro (direct service) and macro (managerial) perspectives related to identifying evidence for practice within the practice domain of public child welfare. It is divided into two categories; namely, evidence for direct practice and...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Explorations in Art, Theology and Imagination

    By Michael Ridgwell Austin

    Christianity has repeatedly valued the "Word" over and above the non-verbal arts. Art has been seen through the interpretative lens of theology, rather than being valued for what it can bring to the discipline. 'Explorations in Art, Theology and Imagination' argues that art is crucially important...

    Published April 1st 2005 by Routledge

  4. Changing Welfare Services

    Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs

    By Michael J Austin, Marvin D Feit

    Contains field-tested techniques to enhance the effectiveness of your local social services! Changing Welfare Services: Case Studies of Local Welfare Reform Programs describes promising programs and practices that have emerged in the United States since the enactment of the Personal Responsibility...

    Published June 29th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Human Services Integration

    By Michael J Austin

    Addressing the multiple meanings of service integration, Human Services Integration analyzes how motivations and expectations for social service integration differ significantly among different players in the service system. In a period of major budget cutbacks and welfare reform, however, it is...

    Published December 22nd 1997 by Routledge

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