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

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/20/2008
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Written in clear, lively prose by one of the foremost scholars in the area of social welfare, THE RELUCTANT WELFARE STATE: ENGAGING HISTORY TO ADVANCE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY, Sixth Edition, places social policy into political, cultural, and societal context. Using social policy history as a catalyst, Dr. Jansson analyzes the evolution of American welfare and invites you to think critically about issues, developments, and policies in prior eras and in contemporary society, to help you develop your own "policy identity."

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