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Understanding Social Problems, Policies, and Programs

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ISBN-10: 1570031193

ISBN-13: 9781570031199

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Leon H. Ginsberg

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This analysis of the policies used in the USA to adddress social problems and to develop the nation's social welfare programmes, suggests practical ways in which individuals and groups might implement more beneficial programmes for the disadvantaged.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Social policy in social work and the other human services professionsp. 1
The historical component : milestones in social policyp. 15
The social problems and social issues componentp. 56
Public policy : how governments make decisions about social policyp. 76
Public economic policyp. 121
The descriptive component : economic assistance and entitlementsp. 145
The descriptive component continued : special care for special groupsp. 189
Analyzing social policies and models for policy analysisp. 241
Practicing social policyp. 287
A comparison of the aid to families with dependent children and temporary assistance to needy families programsp. 315
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