9780534527709

Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate From Policy Practice to Social Justice

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534527709

  • ISBN 10:

    0534527701

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 06/12/2002
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part I: BECOMING MOTIVATED TO BECOME A POLICY ADVOCATE: POLICY PRACTICE AND POLICY ADVOCACY AS THE FOURTH DIMENSION OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. 1. Joining a Tradition of Social Reform. 2. Articulating Four Rationales Participating in Policy Advocacy. Part II: SURMOUNTING CYNICISM BY DEVELOPING POLICYADVOCACY SKILLS. 3. Obtaining Skills and Competencies for Policy Advocacy. 4. Understanding the Ecology of Policy in Governmental, Electoral, Community, and Agency Settings. Part III: COMMITTING TO PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS. 5. Committing to an Issue: Building Agendas. 6. Committing to a Solution: Analyzing Problems. 7. Developing Policy Proposals. 8. Presenting and Defending Policy Proposals. Part IV: ADVOCATING FOR CHANGE. 9. Developing and Using Power. 10. Developing Political Strategy. 11. Putting Political Strategy into Action. 12. Ballot-Based Policy Advocacy. Part V: TROUBLESHOOTING POLICIES. 13. Troubleshooting Policies. 14. Assessing Policies. Appendix.

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