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Prison Abolition

"Prison abolition cannot be understood through a myopic lens, at its core, the long-term goal of prison abolition is for all people to live in a safe and liberated world. In this way, contrary to popular belief, prison abolition is about healing and accountability, suggesting an entirely different way of living..." – By Kayla M. Martensen and Beth E. Richie

Face Perception

"Faces loom large in our everyday lives for many different reasons. We use them to infer people’s thoughts and feelings, to help in understanding what they are saying, to recognize people we know, and to form impressions of people we haven’t met before, including their age, gender, attractiveness, and even personality. ..." – By Andrew W. Young

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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.

JUNE 23, 2021

What's New: June 2021

In June 2021, 171 new and 11 revised articles across 23 disciplines have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.