Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy

ISBN-10: 0132181088
ISBN-13: 9780132181082
Edition: 3rd 1993
List price: $59.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Writing a Scientific Report Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $59.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Preface
The Field of Social Welfare Policy
Institutional Perspectives on the Study of Social Welfare Policy
Evolving Institutions and the Welfare State
Analytic Perspectives on the Study of Social Welfare Policy
Political Perspectives on the Study of Social Welfare Policy
Why Policy Analysis Is Relevant to Direct Service Practitioners
Emerging Issues: Feminist Perspectives on Social Welfare
Notes
The Modern Welfare State
The Evolving Welfare State
Theories of Welfare Growth
Is America Exceptional?
Today's Welfare State
Welfare Scope
Welfare Realms
Emerging Issues: Renegotiating the Boundaries
Notes
A Framework for Social Welfare Policy Analysis
Benefit Allocations in the Social Market and the Mixed Economy of Welfare
Elements of an Analytic Framework: Dimensions of Choice
An Example: The Transformation of Social Services
Application of the Framework
Distributive Justice in Public Assistance
Individual and Collective Values in Public Assistance
Theories, Assumptions, and Social Choice
Emerging Issues: The Search for Equity
Notes
The Basis of Social Allocations
Who Shall Benefit?
Universality and Selectivity in Income Maintenance
Child Support and Asset Building Proposals
Social Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness
Another Perspective on Allocation: A Continuum of Choice
Allocative Principles and Institutional-Residual Conceptions of Social Welfare
Operationalizing the Allocative Principles
Eligibility Versus Access
Emerging Issues: Generational Equity
Notes
The Nature of Social Provision
Basic Forms: Cash Versus In-Kind
Alternative Forms: An Extension of Choice
Vouchers: Balancing Social Control and Consumer Choice
Substance of the Social Provision
Social Provisions as Reflections of Policy Values
What Is Not Provided?
Cash, Kind, and the Cycles of Public Assistance
Emerging Issues: Choice for Whom?
Notes
The Design of the Delivery System
Privatization and Commercialization in Service Delivery
Promoting Coherence and Accessibility: Service Delivery Strategies
Unsettled Questions
Selecting Strategies
Emerging Issues: Services Rationing and Managed Care
Notes
The Mode of Finance: Sources of Funds
Sources of Funds
The Philanthropic Contribution
Contributory Schemes and Fee Charging
Public Financing: Not Entirely a Public Matter
Emerging Issues: Financing Social Security
Notes
The Mode of Finance: Systems of Transfer
Centralization, Decentralization, and Their Ideologies
How the Money Flows
How Transfers Are Conditioned
Devolving Public Welfare
AFDC to TANF
Emerging Issues: Immigrants, Social Policy, and the States
Notes
Who Plans? Choices in the Process of Policy Formation
Planning Models
Individualist and Collective Approaches to Planning
The Planner's Role
Planning in Model Cities
Conceptions of the Public Interest
Competing Values: Participation, Leadership, and Expertise
Shifting Power to City Hall
Social Welfare Planning: Drift or Design?
Emerging Issues: The Rise of Experimental Design in Policy-Oriented Research
Notes
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×