ISBN13:978-0205625741 ISBN10: 0205625746 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0205701889 ISBN10: 0205701884
Summary: Social workers and family therapists need a guide that updates them on the very latest developments in American social policy, including the new Welfare law and new concepts of civic community and privatization. This updated edition does that and more. This book has set the standard for social policy books that provide an analytical focus. The authors, in writing the new edition, have incorporated data and analysis on the newest social welfare legislation and trends
into "dimensions" or decision-making alternatives. Market: Social workers, family therapists, and those concerned with the state of our welfare system.
Summary: Social workers and family therapists need a guide that updates them on the very latest developments in American social policy, including the new Welfare law and new concepts of civic community and privatization. This updated edition does that and more. This book has set the standard for social policy books that provide an analytical focus. The authors, in writing the new edition, have incorporated data and analysis on the newest social welfare legislation and trends into "dimensions" or decision-making alternatives. Market: Social workers, family therapists, and those concerned with the state of our welfare system. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 10 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Year Published: 2010 International: No
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Preface 1 The Field of Social Welfare PolicyInstitutional Perspectives on the Study of Social Welfare PolicyEvolving Institutions and the Welfare StateAnalytic Perspectives on the Study of Social Welfare PolicyPolitical Perspectives on the Study of Social Welfare PolicyIndividualist and Collective Approaches to PlanningConceptions of the Public InterestCompeting Values: Participation, Leadership, and ExpertiseWhy Policy Analysis Is Relevant to Direct Service PractitionersEmerging Issues: Feminist Perspectives on Social WelfareNotes 2 The Modern Welfare StateThe Evolving Welfare StateTheories of Welfare GrowthIs America Exceptional?Welfare GoalsWelfare ScopeWelfare RealmsEmerging Issues: Renegotiating the BoundariesNotes 3 A Framework for Social Welfare Policy AnalysisBenefit Allocations in the Social Market and the Mixed Economy of WelfareElements of an Analytic Framework: Dimensions of ChoiceAn Example: The Transformation of Social ServicesApplication of the FrameworkDistributive Justice in Public AssistanceIndividual and Collective Values in Public AssistanceTheories, Assumptions, and Social ChoiceEmerging Issues: The Search for EquityNotesnb
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