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American Social Welfare Policy A Pluralist Approach

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ISBN-10: 0205848974

ISBN-13: 9780205848973

Edition: 7th 2014

Authors: Howard Jacob Karger, David Stoesz

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Current social welfare policy in the United States. Taking a policy analysis framework, American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, 7e 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. This text is available in a variety of formats – print and digital. Check your favorite digital provider for your etext, including Coursesmart, Kindle, Nook, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab. Learning GoalsUpon 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. 0205922406 / 9780205922406 American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card PackagePackage consists of:   0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card0205848974 / 9780205848973 American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach
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Book details

List price: $173.40
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870

Howard Karger is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Houston. In 2001 he helped found policyAmerica, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to disseminating innovations in social policy. In addition to five editions of his best-selling American Social Welfare Policy, Howard has authored or coauthored other titles including: Controversial Issues in Social Policy and Social Work and Community in a Private World