Current social welfare policy in the United States.
Taking a policy analysis framework, American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, 7/e 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.
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.