Summary: This classic text describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare from the Colonial Period to the present day.
Social Welfare, Sixth Edition, examines a history of events and ideas that have shaped American social welfare policy, using original documents from each respective period through the current Bush Administration. Coverage of economic developments, the impact of volunteerism, and the impact of privatization helps stu ...show moredents understand the context of social welfare movements and policies. New materials on trends in the justice system address the immigration debate and the issue of homosexuality and the law. ...show less