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ISBN-10 0205848990ISBN-13 9780205848997
ISBN-10 0205848974ISBN-13 9780205848973
Author(s): Howard Jacob Karger; David Stoesz
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 456

Current social welfare policy in the United States.

Taking a policy analysis framework, American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, 7e is the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on the American welfare policy. The text provides a critical in-depth look at the major programs that make up the U.S. welfare state, including Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and TANF.

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Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the social, political, and economic forces that shape social welfare policy.

  • Analyze the major programs that make up the U.S. welfare state.

  • Discuss basic social welfare concepts.

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