Dynamics of Social Welfare Policy, The
Reinvents the contemporary social welfare policy textbook. Organized around the premise that every kind of social work practice embodies a social welfare policy, this book develops three types of knowledge: a description of social welfare policy; a model for understanding social welfare policies; and tools for thinking about social welfare.
eBook, English, 2003
Oxford University Press, Cary, 2003
1 online resource (529 pages)
9780195109689, 9781280453182, 9786610453184, 9780195301885, 9781602561526, 0195109686, 1280453184, 6610453187, 0195301889, 1602561524
Preface and Acknowledgments; PART I: INTRODUCING SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY; 1. Introduction: Social Problems, Social Policy, and the Triggers of Social Change; 2. Definitions and Functions of Social Welfare Policy; PART II: THE POLICY MODEL; 3. The Economy and Social Welfare; 4. The Politics of Social Welfare; 5. Ideological Perspectives and Conflicts; 6. Social Movements and Social Changes; 7. Social Welfare History in the United States; PART III: POLICY ANALYSES: APPLYING THE POLICY MODEL; 8. Income Support: Programs and Policies; 9. Jobs and Job Training: Programs and Policies; 10. Housing: Programs and Policies; 11. Health Care: Programs and Policies; 12. Food and Hunger: Programs and Policies; PART IV: CONCLUSION; 13. Conclusion: If You Want to Analyze a Policy ..