Brotherhood of St Laurence

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Researching practice and practicing research: developing useful knowledge for social intervention. /

Publisher: Parkville, Vic Dept. of Social Work, University of Melbourne 1987Description: 87p.Notes: Contributions from: Yoland Wadsworth, Jenny Trethewey and Stephen KemmisAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Leadership and vision in social action : when the dream expires, can the vision revive? / The Eighth G.T. Sambell Memorial Oration delivered by The Right Reverend Robert Dann

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Dann, Robert.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. G. T. Sambell Memorial Trust 1988Description: 17 p. PDF.Other title: The Sambell Memorial Oration.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: "Occasional Paper - Companions of St Laurence - 1988" - Front cover Delivered on 27 November 1988 at the 58th Foundation Festival of the Brotherhood of St Laurence.Summary: These words compress in a startling way what most have experienced: the dramatic dichotomy between vision and action. The cost in loving might ultimately stop us in our tracks, if, for no other reason we are exhausted, we have had enough. But the dream its e lf may falter and fa il. Where, then, are we to find the fresh springs of action? I am sure Dostoevsky did not discount the significance and essential value of the dreaming. Everyone committed and engaged in welfare in our society must dream, and do their dreaming well, if they are to be of use. This truth applies to the individual with a vocation to help even one person; it applies equally and with accumulated force to any welfare organisation which aspires to influence. Browning understood the priority of the dream when he wrote: "A man's vision must exceed his grasp or what's a heaven for?" Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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What is a social entrepreneur? /

by Frances, Nic.

Publisher: 2000Availability: No items available

Building communities, changing lives : the contribution of large, independent neighbourhood regeneration organisations /

by Thake, Stephen | Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Publisher: York, U.K. Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2001Description: xii, 83 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Take it personally : how globalisation affects you and powerful ways to challenge it. /

by Roddick, Anita.

Publisher: London, U.K. Harper Collins 2001Description: 255 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Women's web : being the first part of an ongoing series of Women's stories, women's actions. /

by Robertson, Geraldine [comp].

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Union of Australian Women - Darebin Group 2002Description: 80 p. : ports.Notes: Compiled by Geraldine Robertson to complement http://home.vicnet.net.au/~womenweb see also B12136 being the second part of the seriesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Attacking poverty through participation : a community approach. /

by Benn, Concetta | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Bundoora, Vic. PIT Publishing 1981Description: 332 p.Notes: Discusses Brotherhood of St Laurence Family Centre Project Bibliography: p. 285-293 2 copiesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (3).
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Social enterprise : balancing social and economic objective. /

by Burns, Isabel.

Publisher: unpub. The University of South Australia 2003Description: vii, 70 leaves.Notes: September 2003 Bibliography: p. 60-63 Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Social Work, Honours Degree in the School of Social Work and Social Policy, Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences (DEASS), University of South Australia.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Turning values into action : developing a code of ethical behaviour

by Holm, Sonya | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Lillywhite, Serena.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2003Description: ii, 27 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2003 Includes bibliographical references (p. 27) 2 copiesSummary: This report describes the process undertaken to develop a Code of Ethical Behaviour at the Brotherhood of St Laurence, as a means to improve corporate social responsibility. Although it does not aim to provide a template for other organisations, the report does include suggestions for drafting, implementing and monitoring a Code, which may assist others considering a similar project.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Making a difference in families : research that creates change. /

by Munford, Robyn (ed.) | Sanders, Jackie (ed.).

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 2003Description: xii, 234 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Understanding research for social policy and practice : themes, methods and approaches. /

by Becker, Saul (ed.) | Bryman, Alan (ed.).

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. The Policy Press 2004Description: xviii, 423 p. : ill.Notes: June 2004 Includes bibliographical references and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

From input to influence : participatory approaches to research and inquiry into poverty /

by Bennett, Fran | Joseph Rowntree Foundation | Roberts, Moraene.

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2004Description: ix, 71 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-71)Summary: The authors argue that participatory approaches add value to research into poverty, by recognising and respecting the expertise of people who have experienced poverty and by enabling them to influence policy change. They report on four examples of participatory research in the UK and describe some of the distinctive challenges of this kind of enquiry.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Reconnect action research kit . /

by Australia. Department of Family and Community Services.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Family and Community Services 2004Description: PDF.Notes: Checked: 6/10/2008 10:18:00 AM Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The politics of evaluation : participation and policy implementation. /

by Taylor, David (ed.) | Balloch, Susan (ed.).

Publisher: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2005Description: xiii, 261 p.Notes: January 2005 Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction : The politics of evaluation : an overview / David Taylor and Susan Balloch -- Part 1: Governance and evaluation -- 1. Below decks on the youth justice flagship: the politics of evaluation / Peter Squires and Lynda Measor -- 2. Urban regeneration: who defines the indicators? / Peter Ambrose -- 3. Reaching for the stars: the performance assessment framework for social services / Stella Law and Karin Janzon -- Part 2: Participation and evaluation -- 4. Service-user involvement in evaluation and research: issues, dilemmas and destinations / Peter Beresford -- 5. Best value but not best interests: can service users instruct mental health advocates? / Hazel Platzer -- 6. New Deal for Communities as a participatory public policy: the challenges for evaluation / Kay Graham and Amanda Harris -- 7. Discovery through dialogue and appreciative inquiry: a participative evaluation framework for project development / Glynis Cousin, Judith Cousin and Frances Deepwell -- 8. Evaluating projects aimed at supporting the parents of young people: "I didn't learn anything new, but..."/ Debi Roker -- Part 3. Partnerships and evaluation -- 9. Evaluating interagency working in health and social care: politics, policies and outcomes for service users / Audrey Leathard -- 10. Reflections on an evaluation of partnerships to cope with winter pressures / Susan Balloch, Alison Penn and Helen Charnley -- 11. Evaluating a partnership approach to supporting people into employment / Hilary Arksey -- Part 4. Learning from evaluation -- 12. Evaluation and the New Deal for Communities: learning what for whom? / Ian Smith and Lucy Grimshaw -- 13. Community-led regeneration: learning loops or reinvented wheels? / Mike Rowe and Marilyn Taylor -- 14. Can social capital be a framework for participative evaluation of community health work? / Jennie Fleming and Thilo Boeck -- 15. Learning the art of evaluation: presume the presence of politics / Georgie Parry-Crooke and Cathy Sullivan. -- Conclusion : What the politics of evaluation implies / Susan Balloch and David Taylor.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Developing a multi-agency pre-referral common assessment approach to the identification of children in need in the community /

by Pithouse, Andy | Ward, Harriet | Batchelor, Claire.

Publisher: 2005Availability: No items available

The role of meaningful dialogue in early childhood education leadership. /

by Deakins, Eric.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

The role of the community sector in Australian welfare : a Brotherhood of St Laurence perspective / Paul Smyth

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Smyth, Paul.

In: Barraket, Jo (ed.) Strategic issues for the not for profit sectorPublisher: 2008Description: p. 212-235.Notes: Indexed chapter from Strategic issues for the not for profit sector ; edited by Jo Barraket. Paul Smyth, General Manager Research and Policy Centre Brotherhood of St Laurence (2003-2013 )Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community development tactics : how to survive economic rationalism. /

by Ward, John.

Publisher: s.l. Educational Media Services, Victoria College 1991Description: 46 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Action research resources. /

by Southern Cross University.

Publisher: 07/13/2006 11:34:57http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arhome.html 2006Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 07/13/2006 11:34:57 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: Action research resources: entry point to Southern Cross University's action research siteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Action for social change : .. whose responsibility? : papers and discussion summaries. /

by Mills, Greg (ed.) | Australian Council of Social Service.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. ACOSS 1974Description: 134 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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