Journal of Social Work Education, Research and Action Journal May-August 2016

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND ACTION

Volume 2          Number 2           May-August, 2016         ISSN: 2394-4102

 

Chief Editor

Prof. R. B. S. Verma

Department of Social Work, Jain VishvaBharati Institute, Ladnun, Rajasthan

Advisory Board

Prof. P. R. Balgopal, University of Illinois

Prof. S. K. Khinduka, George Brown School, Washington University

Dr. Abraham P. F., James Cook University, Australia

Prof. R. R. Singh, Former Director, TISS, Mumbai

Prof. Manish Jha, Dean, School of Social Work, TISS, Mumbai

Prof. Surinder Jaswal, TISS, Mumbai

Prof. K. K. Jacob, former Principal, Udaipur School of Social Work, Udaipur

Prof. P. Illango, Bharatidasan University

Mr. Sharad Joshi, CECOEDECON, Jaipur

Mr. Suneel Vatsayanan, Director, NADA India Foundation, New Delhi

Dr. K. K. Singh, former Deputy Director, NIPCCD, New Delhi

 

Editorial Board

Prof. Suresh Pathare, Director, CSRD, Ahmednagar

Prof. Ambadas Mohite, Former President, MASWE, Mahrashtra

Prof. KalpanaSarthy, TISS, Guwahati

Prof. Mohd. Shahid, MANUU, Hyderabad

Prof. N. U. Khan, Head, DSW, JMI, New Delhi

Prof. Neera Agnimitra, DSW, University of Delhi

 

Managing Editor

Prof. Sanjai Bhatt

Department of Social Work, University of Delhi

 

Assistant Managing Editor

Dr. Atul Pratap Singh

Department of Social Work, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College, University of Delhi

 

An Official Journal of National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI), President Office, NAPSWI, C/o Department of Social Work, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

 

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JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND ACTION

Volume 2             Number 2            May-August, 2016           ISSN 2394-4102

 

CONTENTS

 

Editorial

R.B.S.Verma

 

Disaster Management and Social Work Education: Praxis of Learning and Practice

Neera Agnimitra

 

Women Police as Duty Bearers in Addressing Gender Based Violence: A Critical Commentary

Pushpa & Neelam Sukhramani

 

SHGs, Capabilities and Power Relations

Md. Shahid Raza

 

Organizing Decent Work for Home-Based Workers: The Case of Sewa in Ahmedabad

Shivani Chauhan Barooah

 

Opportunities and Challenges for Youth Livelihood at Baster Region of Chhattisgarh

Nadia Aha & Pratibha J. Mishra

 

Crime Reduction through Sports: Replicating the American Model in India

D. P. Singh & Ritu

 

Catalyzing Visionaries from the Margins: A Social Entrepreneurial Setting for Social Work Practice in Kerala

Pradeep P.N.

 

Social Work Interposition for Advocacy of Human Rights

Sanjay Bhattacharya

 

Non-Formal Education and the Challenges in Its Becoming an Alternative Pedagogy

Supriya Rani & Kislay Kumar Singh

 

Book Reviews

 

EDITORIAL

 

Itsmatter of great pride that JSWERA has been continuously producing high quality research papers as per theInternational standards. We are rightly moving towards advancing the theory, bridging the gap between theory and practice and developing the indigenous knowledge for the social work professionaccording to the predetermined goals.

 

The present volume comprises of nine well written papers amalgamated with some empirical studies and literature reviews.In the first paper of this volume, Neera Agnimitra discussed the importance of higher education in developing the capacity of disaster managers and citizens to prevent, mitigate, prepare, respond and recover from disasters. Pushpa &Neelam Sukhramani presented a critical commentary on women police as duty bearers in addressing gender based violence.In his paper, Md. Shahid Raza examined the process of capacity building and skill development by studying a comparative sample of women SHG members and non-members.Shivani Chauhan Barooah,in her paper highlighted the efforts of SEWA vis-à-vis the quest for decent work for home-based workers in Ahmedabadwith the help of primary and secondary data.Nadia Aha & Pratibha J. Mishraexplored the vocational skill building opportunities which create employment to the unemployed youth of Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.In their joint paper,D. P. Singh & Ritu emphasized upon replicating the American model in India for crime reduction through sports. In his paper Pradeep P.N. sketched the social entrepreneurial context for social work practice in Kerala with reference to marginalized communities.Sanjay Bhattacharya’s paper reflects upon the fact that without recognising the individual and collective rights and ensuring protection of various cultures, people can never truly enjoy freedom and equality.Supriya Rani & Kislay Kumar Singh attempted to locate the challenges in the practice of non-formal education which leads to the gap between the desired ends and the attained ends of non-formal education. In the book review section,‘Care and Protection of Girl Children in India: Status, Emerging Issues, Challenges and Way Forward’, edited byAtul Pratap Singh & Awadhesh Kumar Singh;Chikitsalaya Mein Samaj Karya’, authored by Pankaj Kumar Singh; and ‘India Since 2002’, authored by Mukul Dube have been reviewed by Nimisha Gupta, Banshi Dhar Pandey and Sudhir Maske respectively.

 

On the behalf of entire JSWERA team, I wish to express my sincere gratitude toall the eminent scholars, educators and practitioners of social work, whose meaningful contribution enriched this volume.

 

Prof. R.B.S. Verma

Chief Editor


   

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

 

Social Work Education, Research and Action (SWERA)is the official journal of the National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI). It is peers reviewed refereed Quarterly Journal designed to share and disseminate knowledge and promote exchange in the fields of social work, research and community actions programmes. SWERA aims at advancing the theory, bridging the gap between theory and practice and developing the indigenous knowledge for the fraternity. It provides a platform to the educators, researchers, practitioners of social work for publishing their innovative ideas in the form of articles, research papers and book reviews. SWERA is published triannual (thrice in a year).

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