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Social Welfare : Structure and Practice.

Author: David Macarov
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1995.
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The history, motivations, influences and vital issues in social welfare policy and practice are examined in this book. David Macarov explains how social welfare policy originated and how it is maintained through the interaction of five motivations: mutual aid, religion, politics, economics and ideology. He discusses the major contributions to the development of social welfare from the distinguished figures of Martin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Macarov, David.
Social Welfare : Structure and Practice.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Macarov
ISBN: 9781452246888 1452246882
OCLC Number: 869094681
Description: 1 online resource (345 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part I --
The Nature of Social Welfare; Chapter 1 --
The Scope of Social Welfare; Chapter 2 --
Human Needs; Part II --
Motivations for Social Welfare; Chapter 3 --
Mutual Aid; Chapter 4 --
Social Welfare and the Family; Chapter 5 --
The Use of Families and Other Institutions of Mutual Aid; Chapter 6 --
Religion as a Motivator of Social Welfare; Chapter 7 --
Politics as a Motivator of Social Welfare; Chapter 8 --
Economics as a Motivator of Social Welfare; Chapter 9 --
Ideology as a Motivator of Social Welfare. Chapter 10 --
Isms as Ideologies-Racism, Sexism, Ageism, and XenophobiaPart III --
Inflences on Social Welfare; Chapter 11 --
The Influence of Martin Luther on Work and Welfare; Chapter 12 --
The Influence of Charles Darwin and Adam Smith on the Development of Social Welfare; Part IV --
Issues in Social Welfare; Chapter 13 --
Persisting Poverty; Chapter 14 --
Persisting Unemployment; Chapter 15 --
From Welfare State to Welfare Society and Welfare Reform; Chapter 16 --
Description, Prediction, and Prescription; References; Index; About the Author.
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The history, motivations, influences and vital issues in social welfare policy and practice are examined in this book. David Macarov explains how social welfare policy originated and how it is maintained through the interaction of five motivations: mutual aid, religion, politics, economics and ideology. He discusses the major contributions to the development of social welfare from the distinguished figures of Martin Luther, Adam Smith and Charles Darwin. The book concludes with an examination of poverty and unemployment and a review of policy responses to these social problems.

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