Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy

Paperback | July 13, 2012

byNeil Gilbert, Paul Terrell

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A conceptual framework for analyzing social welfare policy

 

Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy provides a comprehensive and widely-used framework for analyzing social welfare policies.  The text encourages readers to develop their own thoughts on social welfare policy and to explore policy alternatives. Theoretical points are illustrated with examples from a cross-section of program areas including income maintenance, child welfare, model cities, day care, community action, and mental health. The text familiarizes students with the content of major social welfare programs such as TANF, OASDHI, SSI, and Title XX.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand current policy issues
  • Reflect on where they stand in regard to controversial policy issues
  • Understand major social welfare programs
  • Better understand CSWE’s core competencies and practice behaviors

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A conceptual framework for analyzing social welfare policy   Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy provides a comprehensive and widely-used framework for analyzing social welfare policies.  The text encourages readers to develop their own thoughts on social welfare policy and to explore policy alternatives. Theoretical points ar...

Neil Gilbert is Chernin Professor of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, and Co-Director of the Center for Child and Youth Policy.  His publications include thirty books and over 100 articles. Several of his books have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Italian. His work, Capitalism and the Welfa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.9 × 7.9 × 0.9 inPublished:July 13, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205096891

ISBN - 13:9780205096893

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Field of Social Welfare Policy

Chapter 2: The Modern Welfare State

Chapter 3: A Framework for Social Welfare Policy Analysis

Chapter 4: The Basis of Social Allocations

Chapter 5: The Nature of Social Provisions

Chapter 6: The Design of the Delivery System

Chapter 7: The Mode of Finance: Sources of Funds

Chapter 8: The Mode of Finance: Systems of  Transfer

Chapter 9: Policy Dimensions: International Trends in the 21st Century