Social Welfare: Policy and Analysis / Edition 2

Social Welfare: Policy and Analysis / Edition 2

by Andrew W. Dobelstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0830414282

ISBN-13: 9780830414284

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Wadsworth

Intended for use by both social welfare students and public policy scholars, Social Wlefare: policy and Analysis gives a clear and understandable explanation of the methods and proccesses of policy analysis, then applies those methods to current American welfare proigrams. The description of welfare programs provides a basic introduction to the field and the

Overview

Intended for use by both social welfare students and public policy scholars, Social Wlefare: policy and Analysis gives a clear and understandable explanation of the methods and proccesses of policy analysis, then applies those methods to current American welfare proigrams. The description of welfare programs provides a basic introduction to the field and the explainations of how the programs have developefd make them more understandable to sical welfare students. The book examines more than thrity-five different programs, using three odels of policy analysis. Professor Dobelstein desrcibes what problems the policies were designed to solve and evaluates their effectivenesss through policy analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830414284
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Series:
Nelson-Hall Series in Social Work
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Theories and Methods of Policy Analysis. 1. Understanding Public Policy. 2. The Process of Policy-Making. 3. Policy-Making at the Local Level. 4. Methods of Policy Analysis. 4. Methods of Policy Analysis. 5. Information and Data Analysis. Part Two: Policy Analysis Applied. 6. Income Maintenance. 7. Health. 8. Housing. 9. Child Welfare. 10. Older Adults. 11. A Foundation for Public Policy Analysis and Choice.

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