The Reluctant Welfare State / Edition 7

The Reluctant Welfare State / Edition 7

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by Bruce S. Jansson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0840034407

ISBN-13: 9780840034403

Pub. Date: 02/15/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Written in clear, lively prose this highly respected book analyzes the evolution of the American welfare state from colonial times to present. Social welfare policy connects to an empowerment perspective, showing how African Americans, Latinos, women, gays and lesbians, Asian Americans, Native Americans, the elderly, poor people, and other vulnerable populations,

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Written in clear, lively prose this highly respected book analyzes the evolution of the American welfare state from colonial times to present. Social welfare policy connects to an empowerment perspective, showing how African Americans, Latinos, women, gays and lesbians, Asian Americans, Native Americans, the elderly, poor people, and other vulnerable populations, as well as social reformers, have achieved progressive reforms through policy advocacy illustrating how a deep understanding of the past can impact present and future actions.

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ISBN-13:
9780840034403
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
485,985
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Symbiotic and Uneasy Relationship: Clients, Social Workers and the Welfare State. 2. Making the American Welfare State More Humane, Past, Present, and Future. 3. Fashioning a New Society in the Wilderness. 4. Social Welfare Policy in the 19th Century: 1789-1902. 5. Social Reform in the Progressive Era. 6. Social Policy to Address the Worst Economic Catastrophe in U.S. History. 7. The Era of Federal Social Services: The New Frontier and the Great Society. 8. The Paradoxical Era. 9. The Conservative Counterrevolution in the Era of Reagan and Bush Sr. 10. Reluctance Illustrated: Policy Uncertainty during the Clinton Administration. 11. Bush's Quest for Realignment. 12. Could President Barack Obama Reverse the Cycle of History? 13. Why Has the American Welfare State Been Reluctant--And What Can We Do about It? 14. Using Knowledge of the Evolution of the American Welfare State to Improve Your Professional Practice.

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