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…  See more details below

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/* 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.

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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

Preface
Ch. 1Competing Perspectives on Social Welfare1
Ch. 2Social Welfare: Basic Concepts25
Ch. 3Social Work As a Profession58
Ch. 4Generalist Social Work Practice104
Ch. 5Responses to Human Diversity132
Ch. 6Religion and Social Work177
Ch. 7Poverty: The Central Concept212
Ch. 8The Nature and Causes of Poverty245
Ch. 9The Development of Antipoverty Programs282
Ch. 10Child Welfare315
Ch. 11Crime and Criminal Justice362
Ch. 12Health Care410
Ch. 13Mental Health and Developmental Disability455
Ch. 14Housing, Homelessness, and Community Development512
Ch. 15Aging56ä
Ch. 16Developing Your Own Perspective on Social Welfare611
Name Index614
Subject Index619

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