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ISBN-13 9780205053704ISBN-10 020505370X
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205053289ISBN-13 9780205053285
Author(s): Howard Jacob Karger; David Stoesz
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 504
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Provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States.

This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series.

American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, Brief Edition examines social welfare policy in the United States, and includes cutting-edge issues such as information on the 2008 presidential election, the economy, the housing bust, the passage of Proposition 8 in California, and much more.

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