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Black Girlhood in 20th-Century America

"This “exclusionary politics of protection” however, undergirded African American struggles for civil rights and equity throughout the 20th century. And, quite significantly, black girlhood is nothing less than central to understanding race, gender, and black activism in the 20th century. Girls simultaneously served as symbols representing the hopes and possibilities of race progress, and as actors in the quest for black freedom. ..." – By Miya Carey

Pandemics and Social Work

"There has been considerable controversy about the definition of pandemic and the recognition of it when it occurs. Inconsistent use of the term among official health agencies, scientists, and the media in capturing a level of explosive transmissibility and severity of infection often calls for debates and discussion..." – By Sangeun Lee

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AUGUST 24, 2021

What's New: August 2021

In August 2021, 230 new full articles, 9 new summary articles, and 39 revised articles across 25 disciplines have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

JULY 9, 2021

First Encyclopedia of Macro Social Work Articles Published Online

Oxford University Press and the National Association of Social Workers Press are pleased to announce the online publication of articles that are destined to be included in the print edition of the Encyclopedia of Macro Social Work.

JULY 9, 2021

OUP remembers the life of Encyclopedia of Social Work Senior Editor Larry E. Davis

Oxford University Press remembers the life of Encyclopedia of Social Work Senior Editor Larry E. Davis, who passed away earlier this year.