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Social Policy and Social Change is the first text to focus on how capitalism and the market economy have contributed to social problems and influenced social policies. It illuminates the root causes of common social problems and the policies that attempt to improve them, while exploring how social policies in the United States can be transformed to promote social justice for all groups. It uniquely offers a historical analysis of social problems and policies.
This text comes with free access to the accompanying companion Web site at www.sagepub.com/jimenez.
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Social Policy and Social Change is ideal for upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level courses on social policy and social welfare.
2. The Nature of Social Policy
3. Historical Values Influencing Social Problems and Social Policies
4. The Economic System and Social Justice
5. Discrimination and Social Justice in the United States
6. The Social Work Profession and Social Justice
7. Policies to Support Income: Welfare and Social Security
8. Responses to Child Maltreatment: Child Welfare Policy
9. Health Care Policy
10. Housing Policy
11. The Impact of Globalization and the Post-9/11 United States