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Dimensions of social welfare policy / Neil Gilbert, Paul Terrell.

By: Gilbert, Neil | , 1940-.
Contributor(s): Terrell, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Connecting core competencies series.Publisher: Boston : Pearson, c2013Edition: 8th ed.Description: xv, 292 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780205096893; 0205096891.Subject(s): Public welfare | Social choice | Public welfare | -- United States | United States -- Social policyDDC classification: 362.973
Contents:
1.The Field of Social Welfare Policy 2.The Modern Welfare State 3.A Framework for Social Welfare Policy Analysis 4.The Basis of Social Allocations 5.The Nature of Social Provision 6.The Design of the Delivery System 7.The Mode of Finance: Sources of Funds 8.The Mode of Finance: Systems of Transfer 9.Policy Dimensions: International Trends in the Twenty-First Century
Summary: This book provides a comprehensive and widely-used framework for analyzing social welfare policies. The text encourages readers to develop their own thoughts on social welfare policy and to explore policy alternatives. Theoretical points are illustrated with examples from a cross-section of program areas including income maintenance, child welfare, model cities, day care, community action, and mental health. The Read more...
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1.The Field of Social Welfare Policy 2.The Modern Welfare State 3.A Framework for Social Welfare Policy Analysis 4.The Basis of Social Allocations 5.The Nature of Social Provision 6.The Design of the Delivery System 7.The Mode of Finance: Sources of Funds 8.The Mode of Finance: Systems of Transfer 9.Policy Dimensions: International Trends in the Twenty-First Century


This book provides a comprehensive and widely-used framework for analyzing social welfare policies. The text encourages readers to develop their own thoughts on social welfare policy and to explore policy alternatives. Theoretical points are illustrated with examples from a cross-section of program areas including income maintenance, child welfare, model cities, day care, community action, and mental health. The Read more...

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-284) and index.

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