Innovating innovation: A proposal for working on the social approach

At present, the most hegemonic notion of innovation is characterised by technological change, coupled with the emergence of new products. This reductionist view was already by refuted by Schumpeter’s theory of economic development from 1912 in which his idea of creative destruction gives rise to an innovation of processes and organisations.

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Ten years since the approval of Act 14/2010, on rights and opportunities during childhood and adolescence. What happens now? Professional implications for social workers and future perspectives

Act 14/2010, on rights and opportunities during childhood and adolescence (LDOIA), is reaching the tenth anniversary without regulations being implemented or budgetary allocations being assigned in order to lend viability to the measures, especially for children at risk. Only four decrees have been approved that partially implement certain services, but not the regulation that would have allowed these measures to be defined and executed.

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Educational intervention with teenagers in conflict with the law in an open environment. The invisible part of legal education in Valencia

This article seeks to research into the reality for teenage people in conflict with the law, as well as the efforts implemented from an open environment by the various professional teams working with said group at town councils or local associations in the province of Valencia.

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PRODERAI as a screening instrument: an educational control device

The fight against violent extremism in Catalan society has led to the introduction of social surveillance policies within the educational field; the Protocol for the Detection of Islamic Radicalism (PRODERAI) is one example of this. This protocol applied to pupils (who are mostly underage), which is secret, based on police instructions conveyed verbally, and of doubtful effectiveness, illustrates legal significance in the educational field.

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Networking structures involving children and adolescents in Catalonia. Contributions from a pilot study

Once the Catalan Board for Childhood and, subsequently, the six regional boards were set up, we had no knowledge of the number of and situation surrounding regional boards, or indeed the number of and situation surrounding childhood and adolescence networks.

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The “moral career” of mothers who survive the sexual abuse of their children

This article offers a theoretical examination of the position held by mothers who are joint victims when it comes to the sexual abuse of their children. It seeks to dismantle deep-rooted ideas such as maternal instinct and the social reactions expected from the female gender. Subsequently, the article describes the specific characteristics of mothers involved in the credibility and support of their children, as well as the hurdles entailed by placing themselves on the victims’ shoes. Moreover, the article offers

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Application of the methodologies of social work in the sphere of education. The UniverDI programme: University education for young people with learning disability

In education, social work has been characterized by an incomprehensible absence of a professional figure or, in some cases, by the scant involvement of such a figure. It is unquestionable to debate that the presence of social work in educational systems would not bring countless benefits to the various players involved in the educational community (students, family members, teachers, administrative and service staff, institution, community, and/or engaged public administrations).

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Perception and attitudes towards gender and gender-based violence among mexican university students of Social Work

This article sets out the results of a study the aim of which is to gain an acquaintance of how university students perceive gender and gender-based violence along with their attitudes to them in order to offer elements that will make it possible to produce re-signification processes with regard to social constructs which encourage asymmetrical relationships between men and women. To this end, a questionnaire was handed out to 100 students reading the degree in Social Work at UNAL (Mexico).

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Variability in decision-making among child protection professionals: the role played by their personal characteristics

Variability in decision-making with regard to child protection is gaining traction in social work. This article presents the findings of a quantitative study carried out with child protection professionals in the Basque Country. The goal is to analyse variability in decision-making for child protection based on the personal characteristics of the professionals involved in such cases.

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