Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy / Edition 8

Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy / Edition 8

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by Neil Gilbert, Paul Terrell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205096891

ISBN-13: 9780205096893

Pub. Date: 07/27/2012

Publisher: Pearson

A conceptual framework for analyzing social welfare policy

Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy provides a comprehensive and widely-used framework for analyzing social welfare policies. The text encourages readers to develop their own thoughts on social welfare policy and to explore policy alternatives. Theoretical points are

Overview

A conceptual framework for analyzing social welfare policy

Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy provides a comprehensive and widely-used framework for analyzing social welfare policies. The text encourages readers to develop their own thoughts on social welfare policy and to explore policy alternatives. Theoretical points are illustrated with examples from a cross-section of program areas including income maintenance, child welfare, model cities, day care, community action, and mental health. The text familiarizes students with the content of major social welfare programs such as TANF, OASDHI, SSI, and Title XX.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand current policy issues
  • Reflect on where they stand in regard to controversial policy issues
  • Understand major social welfare programs
  • Better understand CSWE’s core competencies and practice behaviors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205096893
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/27/2012
Series:
Connecting Core Competencies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
184,297
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.95(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Field of Social Welfare Policy

Chapter 2: The Modern Welfare State

Chapter 3: A Framework for Social Welfare Policy Analysis

Chapter 4: The Basis of Social Allocations

Chapter 5: The Nature of Social Provisions

Chapter 6: The Design of the Delivery System

Chapter 7: The Mode of Finance: Sources of Funds

Chapter 8: The Mode of Finance: Systems of Transfer

Chapter 9: Policy Dimensions: International Trends in the 21st Century

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