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The Reluctant Welfare State Engaging History to Advance Social Work Practice in Contemporary Societyby Jansson, Bruce S.
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Written in clear, lively prose by one of the foremost scholars in the area of social welfare, THE RELUCTANT WELFARE STATE: ENGAGING HISTORY TO ADVANCE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY, Sixth Edition, places social policy into political, cultural, and societal context. Using social policy history as a catalyst, Dr. Jansson analyzes the evolution of American welfare and invites you to think critically about issues, developments, and policies in prior eras and in contemporary society, to help you develop your own "policy identity."
Table of Contents
|The Symbiotic And Uneasy Relationship|
|Making The American Welfare State More Humane, Past, Present, And Future|
|Fashioning A New Society In The Wilderness|
|Social Welfare Policy In The Early Republic: 1789-1860|
|Lost Opportunities: The Frontier, The Civil War, And Industrialization|
|Social Reform In The Progressive Era|
|Social policy to address the worst economic catastrophe in u.s. History|
|The Era Of Federal Social Services: The New Frontier And The Great Society|
|The Paradoxical Era: 1968-1970|
|The Conservative Counterrevolution In The Era Of Reagan And Bush, Sr|
|Reluctance Illustrated: Policy Uncertainty During The Clinton Administration|
|Bush's Quest For Realignment|
|Why Has The American Welfare State Been Reluctant--And What Can We Do About It?|
|Using Knowledge Of The Evolution Of The American Welfare State To Improve Professional Practice In Contemporary Society|
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