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Title Human services as complex organizations / edited by Yeheskel Hasenfeld ; [distinguished contributors, Andrew Abbott ... and others]
Published Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1992]


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 MELB  361.0068 Has/Hsa  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 400 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part One: Understanding Human Service Organizations -- The Nature of Human Service Organizations - Yeheskel Hasenfeld -- Theoretical Approaches to Human Service Organizations - Yeheskel Hasenfeld -- Part Two: Linking The Organization To Its Environment -- The Institutional Ecology of Human Service Organizations - David J Tucker, Joel A C Baum and Jitendra V Singh -- Nonprofit Human Service Organizations - Kirsten A Gronbjerg -- Funding Strategies and Patterns of Adaptation -- Executive Leadership in Human Service Organizations - Hillel Schmid -- Part Three: Ideology, Professional Work, And Technology -- The Ideational System of Social Movement Agencies - Cheryl Hyde -- An Examination of Feminist Health Centers -- Professional Work - Andrew Abbott -- Diagnosis and Uncertainty in Mental Health Organizations - Stuart A Kirk and Herb Kutchins -- Structure and Technology in Human Service Organizations - Charles Glisson -- Part Four: Working In Human Service Organizations -- Patriarchy and Social Welfare Work - Paula L Dressel -- Job Satisfaction in the Public Social Services - R L McNeely -- Perspectives on Structure, Situational Factors, Gender, and Ethnicity -- Part Five: Client-Organization Relations -- Power in Social Work Practice - Yeheskel Hasenfeld -- Dependency and Discretion - Joel F Handler -- Part Six: Empowerment Of Clients -- Empowerment, Political Analyses and Services for Women - Naomi Gottlieb -- Empowering Ethnic Minorities in the Twenty-First Century - Lorraine M Gutierrez -- The Role of Human Service Organizations -- Part Seven: The Effectiveness Of Human Services -- The Effectiveness of Human Service Organizations - Thomas D'Aunno -- A Comparison of Models -- Evaluating the Effectiveness of Countywide Mental Health Care Systems - Oscar Grusky and Kathleen Tierney
Analysis Social services Management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Complex organizations -- United States.
Human services -- United States -- Management.
Organizational Culture [MESH]
Organizational Culture.
Organizations, Nonprofit [MESH]
Organizations, Nonprofit.
Social Work [MESH]
Social Work.
Author Abbott, Andrew Delano.
Hasenfeld, Yeheskel.
LC no. 92003060
ISBN 0803940645 (cloth)
0803940653 (paper)