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For the past twenty years this book has been distinguished by its relevant coverage, tight organization, multidisciplinary perspective, and timeliness. The tenth edition preserves these qualities while incorporating new reference material. A three-part organization covers the dimensions of poverty and inequality, causes of poverty, and policy options. For social workers, welfare professionals, and job counselors.
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This book was written to provide students with a broad overview of the dimensions of poverty and discrimination, the various explanations for these social ills, and the policy options for addressing them.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: This book offers professionals a succinct, organized overview of the dimensions of poverty and discrimination, the various explanations for these social ills, and the policy options for addressing them. Key Topics: It offers discussions of major policy initiatives, including welfare reform, child support, healthcare and training initiatives. A bibliography of research helps readers identify sources for further study. This volume is organized around description of problem; analysis of courses; and review of policy options. Market: For education professionals, economists and social workers.
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