The Reluctant Welfare State: Engaging History To Advance Social Work Practice In Contemporary Society

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SKU: DADAX0840034407
ISBN : 9780840034403
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The Reluctant Welfare State: Engaging History to Advance Social Work Practice in Contemporary Society

Written in clear, lively prose this highly respected book analyzes the evolution of the American welfare state from colonial times to present. Social welfare policy connects to an empowerment perspective, showing how African Americans, Latinos, women, gays and lesbians, Asian Americans, Native Americans, the elderly, poor people, and other vulnerable populations, as well as social reformers, have achieved progressive reforms through policy advocacy illustrating how a deep understanding of the past can impact present and future actions.

Specifications of The Reluctant Welfare State: Engaging History to Advance Social Work Practice in Contemporary Society

GENERAL
AuthorBruce S. Jansson
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition7th
ISBN-100840034407
ISBN-139780840034403
PublisherBrooks Cole
Number Of Pages558
Publication Date2011-02-16
DIMENSIONS
Height1.1 inch.
Length10 inch.
Width8.2 inch.
Weight2.65 pounds.

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