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Reluctant Welfare State

ISBN-10: 1285746945
ISBN-13: 9781285746944
Edition: 8th 2015
Authors: Bruce S. Jansson
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Book details

List price: $204.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/5/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Written in clear, lively prose, this highly respected book analyzes the evolution of the American welfare state from colonial times to present. The author examines how social welfare policy connects to an empowerment perspective, by showing how African Americans, Latinos, women, gays and lesbians, Asian Americans, Native Americans, the elderly, the poor, and other vulnerable populations, as well as social reformers, have achieved progressive reforms through policy advocacy. Part of the BROOKS/COLE EMPOWERMENT SERIES, THE RELUCTANT WELFARE STATE, 8th Edition, aims to help readers develop the core competencies and practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Bruce S. Jansson is the author of Social Policy: From Theory to Political Practice, The Reluctant Welfare State,and many other books and articles on social policy and welfare. He teaches at the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles.

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