social worker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n social worker someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)
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Quotations

  • Michel Foucault
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    “The judges of normality are present everywhere. We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the social worker -judge.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Why do social workers use five-syllable words when dealing with juvenile delinquents?”

Usage

In literature:

The doubt of the sceptics is: Will the workers create, in the language of economics, an effective demand for Socialism?
"Socialism: Positive and Negative" by Robert Rives La Monte
Naturally, you will want to be an efficient worker for Socialism, to be able to work successfully.
"The Common Sense of Socialism" by John Spargo
He's a social worker or something like that.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
And now the two social workers were invited into these mysterious precincts!
"Tutors' Lane" by Wilmarth Lewis
The missionary and the deaconess may be regarded as forerunners in some sense to the modern social worker.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
A social fund should be established for the workers.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
The workers are in control of the whole social fabric in Russia where the revolution has gone the farthest.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
Socialism thrives upon the poverty, unhappiness, and misery of the workers.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
The physician, like the social worker, assumes that health is a social value.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
These efforts take the form which usually characterize the operations of social workers.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
Social workers and some educators will find use for the other books mentioned below.
"Sex-education" by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow
The social worker is just beginning to realize what the manufacturer and the department storekeeper have long since found out.
"Euthenics, the science of controllable environment" by Ellen H. Richards
And then you'd see "social workers" appointed by the park board itself and paid with public money.
"The Women of Tomorrow" by William Hard
I don't believe I'd make a good social worker, either.
"The Preliminaries" by Cornelia A. P. Comer
Sergeant Rivitz was not a social worker at all, but had one source of strength which made his good will effective.
"A Jewish Chaplain in France" by Lee J. Levinger
Memorials from writers, clergymen, social workers, artists, actors, musicians, were also sent.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
I remember a meeting of social-service workers in Boston that I was invited to address.
"Habits that Handicap" by Charles B. Towns
But the government is not the sole worker for the social amelioration of industrial conditions.
"Working Women of Japan" by Sidney Lewis Gulick
At the other end of the social scale in this world of workers is the happy-go-lucky family.
"The Leaven in a Great City" by Lillian William Betts
The modern social worker not only proceeds with a well-defined plan, but he usually makes or requires a survey of his newly-opened field.
"Farm Boys and Girls" by William Arch McKeever
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In news:

Fort Stevens Elementary School's Ann Robbins awarded social worker of the year.
Yelm social worker best in state.
A social worker who did everything right.
Martha Keehn, a social worker in India and Africa, died on April 5 at North Shore Hospital in Manhasset, L.I.
A 19-year-old Pennsylvania man is charged with attacking a social worker who came to his home.
Crouch connected with people as a social worker .
Content Tagged ' social worker '.
Laurel County Deputies Say Social Worker 's Visit Turned Violent.
Deputies say a social worker 's visit to a Laurel County home turned violent Wednesday afternoon.
The Librarian Social Worker .
The San Francisco Public Library has hired a full-time social worker to help its patrons in crisis.
NEW HOLLAND, Pa.—A 19-year-old Pennsylvania man is charged with attacking a social worker who came to his home.
Nicholas Augustine of rural Indianola shot at the social worker as she fled residence.
Heroic' Social Worker Tried to Save Lives in Joplin Tornado, Now Denied Workman's Comp.
Lake County social worker accused of inappropriately touching student.
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In science:

To model the social scientists’ observations, we assume that workers learn only about positions in firms through social contacts.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
His results are striking, for example, 65 percent of managerial workers found their job through social contacts.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Interestingly, as early as 1951, a similar study about textile workers found similar results: more than 60 percent found their job through social contacts.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Let W be a set of workers, and G = (W, E ) be an undirected graph representing the social network among workers.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Definition 2 (Locally Stable Matching) Let G = (W, E ) be the social network over the set of workers W .
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
However, the set of firms that are “visible” to a worker f changes over time as other blocking pairs in the system are resolved! Also note that for a given worker w, the set of other workers she is competing against depends on both the social network G (i.e., her neighbors), and the current matching.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Theorem 2 (Characterization of Locally Stable Matchings for k = 1) Let G(W, E ) be the social network over the set of workers.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
The game proceeds as follows, the adversary picks the initial assignment matching (possibly random), and the social planner chooses the ordering on the workers (possibly random).
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Theorem 8 states the converse: Even if the firm adversary knows the probability distribution selected by the social planner, there is a deterministic ordering of the workers such that at least some number of workers will never loose their job.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
IT-based support environments for KM, popularly known as KMS, have complex multi-faceted nature involving not only technological aspects, but also social, cultural and behavioral aspects of the organizations and their workers (Alavi and Leidner 1999).
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
In other words, there is not much scope in of using information system directly in this core part. They are more susceptible to various social, cultural and behavioral aspects of the organization and the workers.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
The necessity arises from the fact that given continuous and sometimes quite rapid changes in social, economic and technological environments, while performing a task-instance the worker may face some novel challenges.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
On the other hand, the cause of the Code Ownership STSC was clearly a lack of explicit code ownership. On the other hand, dynamic and iterative projects can also lead to employees assuming different social responsibilities, if and when they find that their co-workers have not assumed their own responsibilities.
Identifying Coordination Problems in Software Development: Finding Mismatches between Software and Project Team Structures
We have done a preliminary analysis of the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) data, a longitudinal social network study which includes many covariates (e.g. obesity, marriage, depression, smoking, alcohol) and link types (friend, neighbor, co-worker, sibling, spouse) [3, 2].
Statistical Tests for Contagion in Observational Social Network Studies
The purpose of the present paper is to point out that there is an established mathematical theory of counting lattice points in convex polytopes (and the closely related issue of computing the volume of such a region), which has been partially rediscovered by workers in social choice theory.
Probability calculations under the IAC hypothesis
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