Social Policy and Social Programs: A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst

Social Policy and Social Programs: A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst, 6th edition

  • Donald E. Chambers, 
  • Jane Frances Bonk

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Overview

Social Policy and Social Programs provides specific criteria for judging the effectiveness of social policies and programs. You'll explore the basics of designing new programs or evaluating and improving existing ones while gaining the tools for understanding and evaluating your field placement program.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2013

ISBN-13: 9780137617951

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Social Welfare Policy

Table of contents

I. CREATING THE CONTEXT FOR SOCIAL POLICY ANALYSIS. THE SOCIAL PROBLEM CONTEXT
1. Analyzing the Social Problem Background of Social Policies and Social Programs

II. A STYLE OF POLICY ANALYSIS FOR THE PRACTICAL PUBLIC POLICY ANALYST
2. An Overview of a Style of Policy Analysis: A Value-Critical Approach
3. The Analysis of Policy Goals and Objectives in Social Programs and Policies
4. Who Gets What: The Analysis of Types of Benefits and Services
5. Who Gets What, How Much, and Under What Conditions: Analysis of Eligibility Rules
6. Analysis of Service-Delivery Systems and Social Policy and Program Design
7. How Do We Pay for Social Welfare Policies and Programs? Analysis of Financing
8. Analysis of Interactions among Policy Elements

III. ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL POLICIES AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS USING BASIC CONCEPTS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA: AN EXAMPLE
9. An Example of Social Policy and Social Program Analysis: Selected Features of Federal Child Welfare Legislation since 1970 Concerned with Child Abuse

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