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Social Policy and Social Change Toward the Creation of Social and Economic Justice

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ISBN-10: 1412960487

ISBN-13: 9781412960489

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jillian Jimenez

List price: $70.00
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A timely examination of social policy through a social constructivist and economic lens, Social Policy and Social Change illuminates the root causes of common social problems and how policy has attempted to ameliorate them. In so doing, the book focuses on how social policies in the United States can be transformed to promote social justice for all groups. The book uniquely offers both an historical analysis of social problems and social policies, and an economic analysis of how capitalism and the market economy have contributed to social problems and impacted social policies. The book goes beyond the U.S. borders to examine the impact of globalization in the United States and in the Global…    
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction
The Nature of Social Policy
Historical Values Influencing Social Problems and Social Policies
The Economic System and Social Justice
Discrimination and Social Justice in the United States
The Social Work Profession and Social Justice
Policies to Support Income: Welfare and Social Security
Responses to Child Maltreatment: Child Welfare Policy
Health Care Policy
Housing Policy
The Impact of Globalization and the Post-9/11 United States