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Social Welfare The American Partnership

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ISBN-10: 0205342655

ISBN-13: 9780205342655

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jerry D. Marx

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List price: $133.32
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Jerry Marx, PhD, MSW,nbsp;is a tenured, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of New Hampshire, where he teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs. In 2003, he received the Teaching Excellence Award from the U.N.H. College of Health and Human Services. Jerry's research interests are community and administrative practice.nbsp; His articles have appeared inSocial Work,Administration In Social Work, theNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly,Nonprofit Management & Leadership, and theJournal of Technology in Human Services.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;His scholarship resulted in a college research award in 1999 and an invitation to the first White House…    

Each Chapter concludes with ldquo;Content Selectrdquo; and ldquo;Notes.rdquo;
The Historical Foundation of American Social Policy
Basic Concepts in Social Policy
Social Policy: A Conceptualization
Systems Model for Social Policy
The European Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
Characteristics of Medieval Society
Transition to Capitalism
The American Colonial Period
Characteristics of the Colonial Economic System
The Responsibilities of Government in Colonial Social Policy
The Founding Fathers and Social Policy
The Growth of the Private Nonprofit Sector in Colonial America
American Social Policy, Westward Expansion, and the Civil War
Westward Expansion
The Civil War
American Social Policy and the Industrial Boom
The Industrialization of America
The Antipauper Movement
American Social Policy During The Progressive Era
The Economic Context
Political Context
The Social Response
American Social Policy in the Great Depression and World War II
The Economic Context
The Political Response
The Role of Social Work in the New Deal
Successes and Failures of the New Deal
Social Policy in Postwar America
Social Policy in the 1960s-1970s
The Economic Context
The Political Context
Social Developments
The Conservative Transition in American Social Policy
The Economic Context
The Political Context
Social Developments
Current Services and Issues in the American Social Welfare Partnership
Current Programs and Issues in Health and Human Services
Social Insurance Programs
Public Assistance Programs
Health Services
Food and Shelter Programs
Other Publicly-Funded Programs in American Social Welfare
Other Voluntary Services in the Nonprofit Sector
The Challenge for Professional Social Work
What can be Done: A Process for Social Policy Development
A Conceptual Framework for Policy Development