9780205478064

Understanding Social Welfare: A Search For Social Justice

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205478064

  • ISBN 10:

    0205478069

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2007
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This readable, well-organized, comprehensive, and scholarly text is accessible to social work students and helps them learn about, understand, analyze, and evaluate social welfare policies and programs. The text focuses on the impact of social structure on peoplers"s lives, emphasizing human rights and the search for social justice based on the current concerns of a diverse client population, and incorporating the latest contextual factors and social welfare legislation. What Reviewers Are Saying "The approach [of Understanding Social Welfare] is among the best. . . . I would not use another text." George T. Patterson, New York University "I consider it a great strength that this text incorporates the diversity component throughout the text, which is so essential to the social work curriculum. . . . An awareness of this diversity affords the student a valuable perspective and a broader context to evaluate our own state of social policy." Sheli Bernstein-Goff, West Liberty State College [ Insert MyHelpingLab Advertisement ]

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