American Social Welfare Policy

American Social Welfare Policy

A Pluralist Approach

Book - 2014
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Current social welfare policy in the United States.

Taking a policy analysis framework, American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach , 7/e is the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on the American welfare policy. The text provides a critical in-depth look at the major programs that make up the U.S. welfare state, including Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and TANF.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

Understand the social, political, and economic forces that shape social welfare policy. Analyze the major programs that make up the U.S. welfare state. Discuss basic social welfare concepts.

Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2014]
Edition: Seventh edition
ISBN: 9780205848973
Branch Call Number: HS 402
Characteristics: x, 441 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Stoesz, David


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