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American Social Welfare Policy : Pluralist Approach with Research Navigator - 4th edition

American Social Welfare Policy : Pluralist Approach with Research Navigator (ISBN10: 0205420737; ISBN13: 9780205420735)
ISBN13: 978-0205420735
ISBN10: 0205420737

Summary: This best-selling text provides a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining such cutting-edge issues as technology and social welfare policy and the relationship between tax policy and social welfare policy.

American Social Welfare Policy examines how the major sectors of social welfare policy--the voluntary, governmental, corporate, and private sectors--operate and co-exist (the "pluralist approach"). I
t also offers a clear, user-friendly framework for policy analysis and coverage of the impact of welfare reform legislation.

The Research Navigator Edition includes 32 pages of new content concerning how to use Research Navigator for the Helping Professions in conjunction with the text. This material goes chapter-by-chapter highlighting research and writing activities pertinent to the content. An access code to Research Navigator website is also included in the front of the text. This website gives students access to the ContentSelect Research database, which contains thousands of scholarly journals and popular publications, as well as to the New York Times Search by subject archive, which has a complete year of full-text articles organized by academic subject.

Features
  • Provides students with a comprehensive overview of the social, political, and economic forces that shape social welfare policy and offers a user-friendly framework for policy analysis.
  • Helps students sort out the major institutional actors within social welfare policy and provides a clear explanation of how these different actors make up the American social welfare system.
  • Includes a students access code to Research Navigator, a 24-hour web-based treasure trove of articles, web-links, citation guidelines and more, designed to strengthen student research and writing skills. Visit www.researchnavigator.com to learn more.
  • Includes information on the relationship between technology and policy and advocacy, and social policy research on the Internet.
  • Examines the relationship between tax policy and social welfare policy.
  • Provides an evaluation of the effects of welfare reform legislation.
  • Covers the major changes in manage care, the effects of the tobacco settlement on health care, and the effects of the CHIPS (Child Health Initiative) program.
...show more
Summary: This best-selling text provides a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining such cutting-edge issues as technology and social welfare policy and the relationship between tax policy and social welfare policy.

American Social Welfare Policy examines how the major sectors of social welfare policy--the voluntary, governmental, corporate, and private sectors--operate and co-exist (the "pluralist approach"). It also offers a clear, user-friendly framework for policy analysis and coverage of the impact of welfare reform legislation.

The Research Navigator Edition includes 32 pages of new content concerning how to use Research Navigator for the Helping Professions in conjunction with the text. This material goes chapter-by-chapter highlighting research and writing activities pertinent to the content. An access code to Research Navigator website is also included in the front of the text. This website gives students access to the ContentSelect Research database, which contains thousands of scholarly journals and popular publications, as well as to the New York Times Search by subject archive, which has a complete year of full-text articles organized by academic subject.

Features
  • Provides students with a comprehensive overview of the social, political, and economic forces that shape social welfare policy and offers a user-friendly framework for policy analysis.
  • Helps students sort out the major institutional actors within social welfare policy and provides a clear explanation of how these different actors make up the American social welfare system.
  • Includes a students access code to Research Navigator, a 24-hour web-based treasure trove of articles, web-links, citation guidelines and more, designed to strengthen student research and writing skills. Visit www.researchnavigator.com to learn more.
  • Includes information on the relationship between technology and policy and advocacy, and social policy research on the Internet.
  • Examines the relationship between tax policy and social welfare policy.
  • Provides an evaluation of the effects of welfare reform legislation.
  • Covers the major changes in manage care, the effects of the tobacco settlement on health care, and the effects of the CHIPS (Child Health Initiative) program.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
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Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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