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Macro Textbooks Cognella Academic Publishing

Recently Published and Upcoming Textbooks from Cognella Academic Publishing

At Cognella, we share the passion of ACOSA members like you in addressing community issues around diversity, social policy, and social justice. We’re dedicated to publishing timely, relevant, and important works by knowledgeable authors that keep the conversation surrounding critical issues alive and well. Our new offerings address some of the grand challenges in community organization and social administration, including poverty and inequality, racism, macro practice, and more.

 

Macro Social Work Practice: Working for Change in a Multicultural Society

Michael Reisch

Coming Soon!

This text explores the dynamics and practice implications of increasingly diverse communities, organizations, and social service networks, and helps students develop the skills to work successfully in these contexts. The book gives students the foundational skills and knowledge required for effective practice in social service and human organizations, healthcare settings, communities, social networks, and social movements.

For more information regarding this text, visit its title page in the Cognella Catalog.

 

 

 

A Guide for Sustaining Conversations on Racism, Identity, and our Mutual Humanity

Steve Burghardt, Kalima DeSuze, Linda Lausell Bryant, and Mohan Vinjamuri

Now Available!

This text is a hands-on guide for teachers, students, and agency professionals seeking to respond skillfully and sensitively to the often daunting challenges of classrooms, as students demand both answers and accountability concerning issues of race, power, privilege, and oppression and the emotional responses they provoke.

For more information regarding this text, visit its title page in the Cognella Catalog.

 

 

 

 

Team Impact: Achieving Twice as Much in Half the Time

John Tropman

Now Available!

This text draws on extensive contemporary research to explore what it takes to be a great manager and create effective, impactful teams. It features material generated by the Meeting Masters Research Project, an ongoing effort at the University of Michigan. The book addresses the wide range of teams within organizations, ranging from governance teams to those devoted to specific projects.

For more information regarding this text, visit its title page in the Cognella Catalog.

 

 

 

 

Reducing Inequality: Addressing the Wicked Problems across Professions and Disciplines

Bruce Jansson

Coming Soon!

Recognizing the lack of discussion of income equality in most social work textbooks, this text provides an overview of the potential impact of income inequality on the United States. It examines why the United States is the most unequal industrialized nation, and shares diverse curriculum and research on the topic.

For more information regarding this text, visit its title page in the Cognella Catalog.

 

 

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