Understanding Social Welfare: A Search for Social Justice

Understanding Social Welfare: A Search for Social Justice, 9th edition

  • Ralph Dolgoff, 
  • Donald Feldstein

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Overview

Understanding Social Welfare focuses on the impact of social structure on people's lives, emphasizing the current concerns of diverse client populations and the search for social justice. This text helps you acquire basic tools for understanding, analyzing, and evaluating social welfare policies and programs.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2012

ISBN-13: 9780137618323

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Social Welfare Policy

Table of contents

1: Socioeconomic Structure, Human Needs, and Mutual Responsibility
2: Social Values and Social Welfare
3: Social Values and Social Welfare: England from the Middle Ages Onward
4: Social Values and Social Welfare: The American Experience I
5: America and Poverty: Two Paths: The American Experience II
6: Concepts for Social Welfare
7: Examining a Social Welfare Program within the Context of Social Justice: Structural Components, Alternative Program Characteristics, and Evaluation
8: The Welfare Society and Its Clients
9: Current Social Welfare Programs: Economic Security
10: Social Welfare Programs: Sustaining the Quality of Life
11: Nonprofit and Private Social Welfare
12: Social Work: The Emergence of a Profession
13: Social Work: Functions, Context, and Issues
14: Social Trends Affecting Social Welfare
15: Toward the General Welfare and Social Justice

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