A conceptual framework for analyzing social welfare policy
Dimensions of Social Welfare Policy 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 text familiarizes students with the content of major social welfare programs such as TANF, OASDHI, SSI, and Title XX.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
- Understand current policy issues
- Reflect on where they stand in regard to controversial policy issues
- Understand major social welfare programs
- Better understand CSWE’s core competencies and practice behaviors
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Field of Social Welfare Policy
Chapter 2: The Modern Welfare State
Chapter 3: A Framework for Social Welfare Policy Analysis
Chapter 4: The Basis of Social Allocations
Chapter 5: The Nature of Social Provisions
Chapter 6: The Design of the Delivery System
Chapter 7: The Mode of Finance: Sources of Funds
Chapter 8: The Mode of Finance: Systems of Transfer
Chapter 9: Policy Dimensions: International Trends in the 21st Century
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