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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Offers an approach to the problems of poverty, welfare and discrimination. The text offers discussions of major policy initiatives, including welfare reforms, child supports, healthcare and job training. It provides up-to-date statistics on poverty, welfare and labour-market developments.From the Publisher:
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.
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Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0132268388. Bookseller Inventory # V1-OG3T-2D3M
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0132268388