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Washington, Booker Taliaferro  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856–1915) was an educator and proponent of industrial education for Blacks. He was known for his accommodationist approach to race relations in the ... More

Washington, Forrester Blanchard  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Forrester Blanchard Washington (1887–1963) was a social work educator. He was a strong proponent of the scientific method for professional training of social workers. He was an Urban ... More

Weick, Ann T.  

Alice Lieberman

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Jun 2015
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Biographies
Ann Weick was the dean of the School of Social Welfare, University of Kansas (1987–2006) and a principal developer of the underlying rationale for the strengths perspective in social work ... More

Weiner, Hyman J.  

Alex Gitterman

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Jun 2013
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Hyman J. Weiner (1926–1980) was a program innovator, administrator, and educator. He was a pioneer in the conceptualization and implementation of group services in the health field. He ... More

Weisman, Celia B.  

Sheldon R. Gelman

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Aug 2013
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Celia B. Weisman (1918–2000), professor emerita at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work, was a pioneer in advocacy on behalf of the elderly both nationally and ... More

Welfare Rights  

David Stoesz

Welfare as a right has long been an objective of advocates for social and economic justice. During the 1960s, the right to welfare was championed by legal scholars as well as the activists ... More

Wells-Barnett, Ida Bell  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (1862–1931) was a journalist, civil rights spokeswoman, and civic organizer. She wrote and lectured about the plight of Blacks in the South, especially lynching. She ... More

White, Eartha Mary Magdalene  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Biographies
Eartha Mary Magdalene White (1876–1974) was a civic-minded Black businesswoman. She organized health and welfare services for the Black community in Jacksonville, Florida. She founded the ... More

White Ethnic Groups  

Kathryn P. Alessandria

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Jun 2013
Research on White ethnics is lacking in the diversity literature; when included, they are used as the comparison for other ethnic groups. Diversity exists among White ethnics; consequences ... More

White, Michael  

Phylis J. Peterman

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Aug 2016
Michael White (1948–2008), academic, researcher, adventurer, and athlete, is known as a leading developer of narrative family therapy. Narrative family therapy focuses on empowerment, ... More

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