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 ...show moret 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.