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Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy Advancing Social Justice Through Eight Policy Sectors

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ISBN-10: 1506384064

ISBN-13: 9781506384061

Edition: 2nd 2020

Authors: Bruce S. Jansson

List price: $151.00
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This is the first textbook that embeds policy practice and policy advocacy in multiple policy sectors (health, child welfare, mental health, education, safety net, and gerontology). It transforms policy from the encyclopedic qualities of some competing policy-sector texts by providing tools for social worker students to engage in advocacy at multiple levels. It invents the term "micro policy advocacy," which gives a policy twist to the much ignored "case advocacy" intervention - and couples it with mezzo policy advocacy and macro policy advocacy. .This book is written in a style to make it appealing to social work students at BSW and MSW levels. It avoids policy jargon and provides…    
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Book details

List price: $151.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/10/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 7.38" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

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.