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Social Policy for Effective Practice : a Strengths Approach.

Author: Rosemary Chapin
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or Master's Level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the discussion of each component of the policy process. Four themes are interwoven throughout the book: the importance of thinking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chapin, Rosemary.
Social Policy for Effective Practice : A Strengths Approach.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2010
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Chapin
ISBN: 9780203834848 0203834844
OCLC Number: 701703818
Notes: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; BRIEF CONTENTS; DETAILED CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; CHAPTER 1 Social Work and Social Policy: A Strengths Perspective; CHAPTER 2 The Historical Context: Basic Concepts and Early Influences; CHAPTER 3 The Historical Context: Development of Our Current Welfare System; CHAPTER 4 The Economic and Political Contexts; CHAPTER 5 Tools for Determining Need and Analyzing Social Policy; CHAPTER 6 Social Policy Development and Policy Practice; CHAPTER 7 Civil Rights; CHAPTER 8 Income- and Asset- Based Social Policies and Programs.
CHAPTER 9 Policies and Programs for Children and FamiliesCHAPTER 1 1 Policies and Programs for Older Adults; CHAPTER 1 2 The Future; REFERENCES; CREDITS; GLOSSARY/INDEX.
Description: 1 online resource (521 pages)
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; BRIEF CONTENTS; DETAILED CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; CHAPTER 1 Social Work and Social Policy: A Strengths Perspective; CHAPTER 2 The Historical Context: Basic Concepts and Early Influences; CHAPTER 3 The Historical Context: Development of Our Current Welfare System; CHAPTER 4 The Economic and Political Contexts; CHAPTER 5 Tools for Determining Need and Analyzing Social Policy; CHAPTER 6 Social Policy Development and Policy Practice; CHAPTER 7 Civil Rights; CHAPTER 8 Income- and Asset- Based Social Policies and Programs.

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For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or Master's Level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the discussion of each component of the policy process. Four themes are interwoven throughout the book: the importance of thinking critically about social policy, the benefits of using the strengths perspective in policy analysis and development, the critical role social policy plays in all areas of practice, and.

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