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The handbook of social policy

Author: James Midgley; Michelle Livermore
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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'The Handbook of Social Policy' is a comprehensive examination of the development, implementation and impact of social policy. The contributors document the substantial body of knowledge about government social policies and their driving forces.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Midgley; Michelle Livermore
ISBN: 9781452223032 1452223033
OCLC Number: 955637855
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 606 p.) : il
Contents: Preface / James Midgley and Michelle Livermore --
Introduction: social policy and social welfare --
The nature of social policy --
The definition of social policy / James Midgley --
An overview of American social policy / Diana M. DiNitto --
Economic dimensions of social policy / Jane Waldfogel --
Policy analysis / Bruce Jansson --
Policy practice and advocacy / Rick Hoefer --
The impact of social policy / Pranab Chatterjee and Diwakar Vadapalli --
The history of social policy --
Social policy from colonial times to the Civil War / Phyllis J. Day --
Social policy and the Progressive Era / John M. Herrick --
Social policy and the New Deal / Robert Leighninger and Leslie Leighninger --
Social policy and the Great Society / Michael Reisch --
Social policy: Reagan and beyond / David Stoesz --
The political economy of social policy --
The institutional approach to social policy / James Midgley --
Conservative approaches to social policy / Leon Ginsberg --
Critical social policy / Demetrius S. Iatridis --
Welfare pluralism and social policy / Neil Gilbert --
Feminist approaches to social policy / Cheryl Hyde --
Race, politics, and social policy / Lori Parham, Jill Quadagno, and Jordan Brown --
The social development perspective in social policy / James Midgley and Michael Sherraden --
Social policy and the physical environment / Marie D. Hoff and John G. McNutt --
Social policy and the social services --
Child and family welfare policies and services / Kathy Briar-Lawson, Toni Naccarato, and Jeanette Drews --
Income maintenance and support: the changing face of welfare / Jill Duerr Berrick --
Social security / Martha Ozawa --
Social policy and the elderly / Fernando M. Torres-Gil and Valentine Villa --
Social policy and health care / Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld --
Housing policy / Kevin Fox Gotham and James D. Wright --
Social policies and mental health / James W. Callicut --
Social policies for people with disabilities / Elizabeth Lightfoot --
Social policy and the correctional system / Margaret Severson --
Employment policy and social welfare / Michelle Livermore and Younghee Lim --
Education and social policy / Susan Stone --
Urban development policy / Robert Waste --
Conclusion: international and future perspectives of social policy --
International aspects of social policy / Sheila B. Kamerman and Alfred J. Kahn --
The future of social policy / James Midgley and Michelle Livermore --
Index --
About the editors --
About the contributors.
Responsibility: [edited by] James Midgley, Michelle Livermore.

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