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Social Welfare The American Partnership

ISBN-10: 0205342655

ISBN-13: 9780205342655

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jerry D. Marx

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List price: $135.60
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: 1.034
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 Conference on Philanthropy in 1999.nbsp; His first book isSocial Welfare: The American Partnership, published with Allyn & Bacon. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Jerry serves on the Editorial Boards of theJournal of Community Practice,nbsp;Journal of Evidence-based Practice,Social Workin Public Healthand as a Reviewer for theNonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Jerry received his Ph.D. from Boston College in 1994 and his MSW from Boston College in 1984.nbsp; Before earning his Ph.D., he served as Executive Director of a private nonprofit human service agency in Portland, Maine for eight years. nbsp; Fleur A. Hopper, MSW,is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Maine. She earned her Bachelorrsquo;s of Arts in Womenrsquo;s Studies from Colby College and her Masterrsquo;s of Social Work from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Fleur has worked with children, adolescents, young adults and families in a variety of clinical social work settings, including residential treatment, public schools, college counseling and private practice. She has also worked in macro social work settings including nonprofit organizations and state government.nbsp; nbsp; David Worsterearned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Keene (NH) State College in 1973 and a Master of Social Work degree from University of Connecticut in 1983. Following graduation, David worked as a Senior Psychiatric Social Worker with developmentally disabled adults and was Director of Staff Development for NH Hospital. Since 1989, David has been the Director of Concord (NH) Hospitalrsquo;s EAP.nbsp;nbsp; David is a member of the Academy of Clinical Social Workers (ACSW), a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire and South Carolina and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP).nbsp; nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;David has served as an Adjunct Instructor for the UNH Department of Social Work since 1987 developing a specialty in teaching introductory social work classes. He was awarded a Presidentrsquo;s Steward Award for teaching excellence in 2007.nbsp; Among his contributions to the literature have been articles on rural social work, diversity in the workplace, down-sizing and the rising cost of healthcare. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;David has served in numerous leadership roles with NH Chapter - NASW over the years.nbsp; He was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) in 1998 and is currently serving as that Associationrsquo;s President.nbsp; nbsp; Anne Broussard, Ph.D., MSW,is associate professor and department chair-elect of Social Work at the University of New Hampshire. She is the Principal Investigator for the Title IV-E Child Welfare Educational Partnership between the New Hampshire Department of Children, Youth and Families and the University. Dr. Broussard has chaired the Sociology and Social Welfare Division for the Society for the Study of Social Problems and currently serves on the editorial boards ofThe Journal of Poverty, The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethicsand theMarriage and Family Review. Her research, which focuses on structural inequities in schools and in the health care system that put some families and children at risk, has appeared i

Each Chapter concludes with ldquo;Content Selectrdquo; and ldquo;Notes.rdquo;
Preface
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