Social Policy for Effective Practice : a Strengths Approach.

For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master's level, this book examines the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the discu...

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Main Author: Chapin, Rosemary Kennedy.
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition:Third edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Social work and social policy : a strengths perspective
  • The historical context : basic concepts and early influences
  • The historical context : development of our current welfare system
  • The economic and political contexts
  • Basic tools for researching need and analyzing social policy
  • Social policy development: research and policy practice
  • Civil rights
  • Income- and asset-based social policies and programs
  • Policies and programs for children and families
  • Health and mental health policies and programs
  • Policies and programs for older adults
  • The future.