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The dynamics of social welfare policy

Author: Joel Blau; Mimi Abramovitz
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Looks at the effects of political and legislative changes on social welfare programs. This book begins by discussing how social problems are constructed. It then builds a policy model which shows how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Blau; Mimi Abramovitz
ISBN: 9780195311709 0195311701
OCLC Number: 487808985
Description: 532 p.
Contents: 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 Change; 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..

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