Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy (Research Navigator Edition, with Themes of the Times for Social Welfare Policy) by Diana M. Dinitto

Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy (Research Navigator Edition, with Themes of the Times for Social Welfare Policy)

Diana M. Dinitto and Linda K. Cummins
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  • ISBN
    9780205625406 / 0205625401
  • Title Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy (Research Navigator Edition, with Themes of the Times for Social Welfare Policy)
  • Author Diana M. Dinitto and Linda K. Cummins
  • Category Politics & Government
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2007
  • Pages 624
  • Publisher
    Allyn & Bacon
  • Imprint Allyn & Bacon
  • Edition
    6th
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 210mm x 35mm x 275mm

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Acknowledged as the most comprehensive, easy-to-read introduction to Social Welfare available, this new edition focuses on the crucial aspects and concerns of American society. Highlights of the NEW EDITION: Emphasis on managed care and the regulation of HMOs in the health care industry (Ch. 8) provides students with increased insight into the state of health care today. Discusses the changes in the federal budget, such as moving from a deficit to a budget surplus and modifications in the line item veto (Ch. 2) to illustrate crucial aspects and concerns affecting current Social WelfareU1 policy and practice. Presents updated material on poverty figures (Ch. 3), job training and employment (Ch. 9), and policies and court decisions affecting women and minorities. What reviewers are saying about “Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy”: "“One of the positive strengths of this text is an emphasis on appropriate research and current trends in the area being discussed. In particular, the material on child support enforcement is some of the best that can be found. Give the reputation of the author as a top-notch researcher, this carries over and is evidenced in the text.”"
  • Stephen C. Anderson, Ph.D., The University of Oklahoma "“It is an excellent overview and introduction to this broad topic Social Welfare policy and programs, and provides essential basic information, as well as brief histories of the types of debates and controversies that have occurred in each of the various topic areas covered.”"
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