Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society, 9th edition

  • Philip R. Popple, 
  • Leslie Leighninger, 
  • Robert D. Leighninger

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Overview

Social Work, Social Welfare, and American Society is your guide to social work and social welfare within the framework of American political belief systems. The text provides thoughtful analysis of the progressive and radical perspective on social welfare, in addition to liberal and conservative positions.

Published by Pearson (June 11th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137413447

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Introduction to Social Work

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Competing Perspectives on Social Welfare
3. Social Welfare: Basic Concepts
4. Social Work as a Profession
5. Social Work Practice: The Person-in-Environment Perspective
6. Generalist Social Work Practice
7. Responses to Human Diversity
8. Religion and Social Work
9. Poverty: The Central Concept
10. The Nature and Causes of Poverty
11. The Development of Anti-Poverty Programs
12. Child Welfare
13. Crime and Criminal Justice
14. Health Care
15. Mental Health and Developmental Disability
16. Housing, Homelessness, and Community Development
17. Aging

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