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Efficiency and the Social Services

Efficiency and the Social Services

by Robert Pruger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560241133
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1991
Series: Administration in Social Work Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 15.40(w) x 21.80(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents


  • Part I: Introducing the Concept
  • Efficiency and the Social Services: Part A
  • Efficiency and the Social Services: Part B
  • Part II: On Costs, Benefits, and Effects
  • Cost
  • Methodological Issues in Efficiency-Focused Program Evaluation: The Case of Mental Health
  • Efficiency in Human Services: The Case of Education
  • Efficiency in Behavior-Changing Social Programs: The Case of In-Home Child Abuse Prevention
  • Part III: Efficiency in the Agency and the Curriculum
  • Efficiency Considerations in the Social Welfare Agency
  • The Impact of Efficiency on Social Work Administration Education
  • Part IV: Other Perspectives and Viewpoints
  • Efficiency as a Function of Culture
  • Efficiency in Social Service Administration: Historical Reflections
  • In and Out of the Rabbit Hole With Alice: Assessing the Consequences of Efficiency Prescriptions

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