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Provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States.
This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series.
American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, Brief Edition examines social welfare policy in the United States, and includes cutting-edge issues such as information on the 2008 presidential election, the economy, the housing bust, the passage of Proposition 8 in California, and much more.
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Now featuring a full-color design, the best-selling text for policy analysis provides students with a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining cutting-edge issues.
Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the impact of dramatic changes in social welfare policy, the Fifth Edition continues to focus on how the major sectors of social welfare policy the voluntary, governmental, and corporate sectors operate and co-exist (the pluralist approach ), while also offering a clear, user-friendly framework for policy analysis.
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Themes of the Times for Social Welfare Policy
This collection of recent articles from the New York Times will give insight into current issues and debates, highlighting interesting research, and show some of the practical applications of studying social welfare policy. Themes of the Times for Social Welfare Policy is available FREE when packaged with this text: 0-205-46204-9.
Controversial Issues in Social Policy, 2/e, Karger, et al.
This text is an edited collection of contemporary social policy debates conducted between some of the foremost thinkers in the field of social work, as well as prominent authors in other fields. Jargon-free debates make the text easily accessible and interesting for students. The text stresses the importance of critical and independent thought in the educational process. Controversial Issues in Social Policy is available FREE when packaged with this text: 0-205-47167-6.
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Book Description Longman Pub Group, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3rd Pkg. Seller Inventory # DADAX0801332443
Book Description Longman Pub Group, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110801332443
Book Description Longman Group. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 5797224