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Understanding social welfare : a search for social justice

Author: Ralph Dolgoff; Donald Feldstein
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Dolgoff; Donald Feldstein
ISBN: 9780205179701 0205179703
OCLC Number: 748941803
Description: xviii, 409 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: IN THIS SECTION:1.) BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS 2.) FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: Socioeconomic Structure, Human Needs, and Mutual ResponsibilityChapter 2: Social Values and Social Welfare Chapter 3: Social Values and Social Welfare: England from the Middle Ages Onward Chapter 4: Social Values and Social Welfare: The American Experience I Chapter 5: America and Poverty: Two Paths: The American Experience II Chapter 6: Concepts for Social Welfare Chapter 7: Examining a Social Welfare Program within the Context of Social Justice: Structural Components, Alternative Program Characteristics, and Evaluation Chapter 8: The Welfare Society and Its Clients Chapter 9: Current Social Welfare Programs-Economic SecurityChapter 10: Social Welfare Programs: Sustaining the Quality of Life Chapter 11: Nonprofit and Private Social Welfare Chapter 12: Social Work: The Emergence of a Profession Chapter 13: Social Work: Functions, Context, and Issues Chapter 14: Social Trends Affecting Social Welfare Chapter 15: Toward the General Welfare and Social Justice FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: Socioeconomic Structure, Human Needs, and Mutual Responsibility Overview The Impact of Social and Economic Structures Cascading EffectsDefining Social Welfare and Social Work The American Myth of the Hero Balancing Individual and Societal Responsibilities Human Rights, Social Justice, Social Work, and Social Welfare Equality of OpportunityThe Authors' Perspective Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 2: Social Values and Social Welfare Overview Modern Views of Humanity Self-Actualization versus Irritation Response Theories Economics and Human Motivation An Overview of History Ancient Cultures Early Christianity Holy Poverty and Expectations of the Wealthy Eastern Cultures Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 3: Social Values and Social Welfare: England from the Middle Ages Onward Overview The Early Middle Ages The Middle Middle Ages The Late Middle Ages to Elizabethan Poor Laws Work and Religion The Poor Laws The Poor Law Compilation of 1601 Speenhamland The Workhouse The Poor Law of 1834 Principles of the Poor Laws Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 4: Social Values and Social Welfare: The American Experience IOverview American Poor Law Mentality Settlements, Labor, and Imported "Poor Laws" The Early Spanish Influence, the Mexicans, and Other Hispanics Voluntary Mutual Aid Efforts Voluntary and Public Responsibilities The American Frontier: The Myth and Values Mutual Aid among Immigrant Groups Rugged Individualism and/or Cooperation? American Indians and U.S. History The Federal Role in Social Welfare The Freedmen's Bureau Veterans and a Suspension of the Ethic City, Town, and County: A Local InstitutionSocial Darwinism The Coming of Social Insurance Society, Social Values, and Modern Views of Human Nature Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 5: America and Poverty: Two Paths: The American Experience II Overview Three Discoveries of Poverty The War on Poverty The "Skirmish" against Poverty Families, Children, and Poverty The Paths Forward Human Nature and the American Dream Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 6: Concepts for Social Welfare Overview What Is Social Welfare? Social Policy, Social Services, and Social Work Ideology, Social Policy, and Government Intervention The Federal and Pluralist System The Economic Sphere The Importance of Fiscal and Monetary Policy A Tarnished Business Sector? A Second Welfare System-Corporate and Individual Welfare Globalization and Social Justice The Bush Administration International and National Background Features and the Search for the Dream Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 7: Examining a Social Welfare Program within the Context of Social Justice: Structural Components, Alternative Program Characteristics, and Evaluation Overview Structural Components Alternative Program Characteristics Evaluating the Program Testing for Social Justice Views and Proponents The Social Work Clinical Practice Sphere and Social Justice Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 8: The Welfare Society and Its Clients Overview Who Is a Client of Social Welfare? What Is Poverty? A Description of the Poor Other Views of Poverty Ideology Revisited The Second Bush Administration The Obama AdministrationIdeology Once Again Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 9: Current Social Welfare Programs-Economic Security Overview Social Insurance Programs Social Security (OASDI) Unemployment Insurance Temporary Disability Insurance Workers' Compensation Income Support Programs Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Supplemental Security Income General Assistance Earned Income Tax Credit Socioeconomic Asset Development Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 10: Social Welfare Programs: Sustaining the Quality of Life Overview Managed Care: A Radical Change Health Care Programs The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") Nutrition Programs Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Housing Veterans' Benefits Employment Programs Personal Social Services Mental Health Services Corrections Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 11: Nonprofit and Private Social Welfare Overview Early Patterns The Nonprofit Sector The Proprietary Private For-Profit Organization Services of the Nonprofit and Private Sectors Getting and Spending Privatization Private and Nonprofit Agencies as Social Welfare Programs Finances, Recessions, Budgets, and MergersLeadership, Class, and Gender Private and Public Spheres The Marketplace and the Nonmarket Domain Family and Friends Toward the Future Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 12: Social Work: The Emergence of a Profession Overview The Workers of "Good Works" The Process of Professionalization A Brief History of Practice and Methods Development of the Professional Association Social Work with Groups Community Organization and Social Planning Toward a Unified Profession Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 13: Social Work: Functions, Context, and Issues Overview The Purposes of Social Work The Professional within Complex Organizations Society, the Functions of Social Work, and Services for People The Two Tracks of Social Work: Cause and Function Generic-Specific Social Work 2010 Social Work CongressSummary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 14: Social Trends Affecting Social Welfare Overview National Society Food SecurityThe United States: A Changing Population, a Selected Social Welfare Agenda, and Social Justice Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes Chapter 15: Toward the General Welfare and Social Justice Overview Children and PovertyVeterans of Iraq and AfghanistanElder AbuseWhat Are the Major Types of Elder Abuse?What is Known About Interventions?Social PolicyImplications for Social WorkGlobalization, Privatization, Socially Just Services, and the Future of Social Welfare The Roles of Social WorkIssues for Social WorkersA Second Welfare System: Corporate and Taxpayer Welfare and Social JusticeThe Choices Before Us: Social Justice and the Baby-Boomer Generation Technology and Social Action Where We Are Coda: Two Views of the Future Summary Questions for Consideration MySearchLab ConnectionsNotes APPENDIX: Sources of Information and Timeline Index
Responsibility: Ralph Dolgoff, Donald Feldstein.

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