Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society / Edition 5

Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society / Edition 5

by Philip R. Popple, Leslie Leighninger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205335195

ISBN-13: 9780205335190

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

/* 3519L-2, Popple, Philip R., Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society ,5e*/ Written by two of the best-known authors in social work today, this book discusses the values, ethics, and knowledge needed by social workers.In addition, this book provides a political perspective on social welfare, with definitions of liberal, conservative, and radical

Overview

/* 3519L-2, Popple, Philip R., Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society ,5e*/ Written by two of the best-known authors in social work today, this book discusses the values, ethics, and knowledge needed by social workers.In addition, this book provides a political perspective on social welfare, with definitions of liberal, conservative, and radical positions, to help readers better appreciate the political context of social welfare programs. Provides readers with strong coverage of diversity issues,and gives readers a broad view of how diversity issues affect all of us, our clients, and our profession. The author includes three comprehensive chapters on poverty, covering theory, economics, and past and present anti-poverty programs. "Social Work Destinations" featured throughout the book direct readers to museums and sites related to social welfare issues, such as Hull House, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, and the Museum of African American History. Social Workers, and those interested in the Social Welfare System.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205335190
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexix
Chapter 1Competing Perspectives on Social Welfare1
Chapter 2Social Welfare: Basic Concepts25
Chapter 3Social Work As a Profession58
Chapter 4Generalist Social Work Practice104
Chapter 5Responses to Human Diversity132
Chapter 6Religion and Social Work177
Chapter 7Poverty: The Central Concept212
Chapter 8The Nature and Causes of Poverty245
Chapter 9The Development of Antipoverty Programs282
Chapter 10Child Welfare315
Chapter 11Crime and Criminal Justice362
Chapter 12Health Care410
Chapter 13Mental Health and Developmental Disability455
Chapter 14Housing, Homelessness, and Community Development512
Chapter 15Aging568
Chapter 16Developing Your Own Perspective on Social Welfare611
Name Index614
Subject Index619

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