9780534345020

Faces of Social Policy A Strengths Perspective

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    9780534345020

  • ISBN10:

    0534345026

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-22
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole

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Summary

This book focuses on the people who the social policies affect and analyzes various policies from a strengths perspective.

Table of Contents

Social Policy from a Strengths Perspective
1(18)
What Is Social Policy?
2(1)
Developing Social Policy
3(8)
The Problem-Centered Approach
3(2)
The Strengths Approach
5(1)
Formulating Policy Alternatives
6(2)
Legitimizing Policy
8(2)
The Problem-Centered Approach in Perspective
10(1)
A Strengths Perspective for Developing Social Policy
11(4)
The Policy Process from a Strengths Approach
12(3)
Profiles in Social Policy: Giving Recipients a Face and a Voice
15(1)
Implications for Policy Practice
16(1)
Summary
17(1)
References
17(2)
The Legacies of Antiquity and Medieval Society
19(16)
Antiquity: The Poor and Traditions of Charity
20(4)
Greek and Roman Society
20(1)
Jewish Traditions
21(2)
Islamic Philanthropy
23(1)
Christianity
23(1)
Themes Emerging from Antiquity
24(1)
Middle Ages Society
24(7)
The Church and Social Welfare
25(1)
Feudal Society
25(2)
Feudalism Gives Way to Capitalism
27(2)
Elizabethan Poor Law of 1601
29(2)
A Strengths Perspective
31(1)
Summary
32(1)
References
33(2)
Early America: A Time of Need
35(14)
Colonial America's Response to Need
36(9)
The Colonists
36(2)
The Presence of Poverty
38(1)
Colonial Social Welfare
39(1)
Outdoor Relief
40(1)
Indoor Relief
40(1)
Hospitals
41(1)
Prisons
42(1)
Religious and Humanitarian Contributions to Social Welfare
42(3)
Colonial Social Welfare: A Strengths Perspective
45(1)
Summary
46(1)
References
47(2)
Social Realities in the Developing Nation
49(18)
Federal Welfare for Revolutionary War Veterans
50(2)
Population Growth, Geographic Expansion
52(2)
Reform Movements
54(2)
Methods of Caring for the Indigent
56(3)
Asylum Movement
59(1)
Child Saving
60(2)
Developing Social Welfare from the Strengths Perspective
62(1)
Summary
63(1)
References
64(1)
Appendix 4-A Scene in a Private Mad-House
65(2)
American Industrialization: The Policy of Development
67(32)
Emancipation Without Freedom
67(5)
Politics and the Economy
72(4)
Republican Victory and the Civil War
73(3)
Social Welfare and Reconstruction
76(6)
The State of Affairs of Women
82(9)
Looking at the Era from a Strengths Perspective
91(1)
Challenges to Social Welfare
91(1)
Resistance and Resiliency of the Slave Culture
92(5)
Leadership Emerged
94(2)
Other Notable People
96(1)
Women's Struggle for Rights
97(1)
Summary
97(1)
References
98(1)
Social Reform in the Progressive Era
99(32)
Aftermath of the Civil War
100(1)
The Evolution of Reform
101(1)
Early Reform Efforts of the Era
102(2)
The Influences on Reform
104(7)
Charity Organization Societies
104(4)
The Settlement House Movement
108(3)
The Professionalization of Social Work
111(9)
Social Work, Casework, and Welfare in the 1920s
111(3)
African American Social Work
114(6)
Social Reform Activities
120(7)
Mothers' Pension Legislation
121(1)
Child Labor Legislation
122(3)
Other Social Reform Issues
125(2)
A Strengths Perspective Analysis of the Progressive Era
127(2)
African American Social Work
128(1)
Summary
129(1)
References
129(2)
The Emerging Welfare State
131(20)
Socioeconomic Conditions of the Times
132(3)
The Response of Private Social Agencies
135(2)
The Political Arena
137(4)
People's Art Movement
141(2)
Federal Works Programs
143(4)
The Emerging Welfare State from a Strengths Perspective
147(2)
Summary
149(1)
References
149(2)
The Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare
151(24)
Roosevelt and the Relief Effort
152(2)
The Social Security Act
154(3)
Principle Criticisms of the Social Security Act
157(1)
Social Work and the Social Security Act
158(2)
The New Deal from a Strengths Perspective
160(3)
Summary
163(1)
References
163(1)
Appendix 8-A
164(11)
The Great Society: A Social Welfare Legacy
175(32)
Occurrences and Resistance Leading Up to Social Reform of the 1960s
176(18)
Affluence Masks Continuing Poverty
176(1)
Jim Crow Laws
176(6)
Other Racial Groups
182(1)
Gays and Lesbians
183(1)
Poverty, the Disabled, and Public Assistance
184(3)
Other Areas of Unrest Facing Social Reform
187(1)
The Kennedy Years
188(6)
Civil Rights
194(5)
Modest, Incremental Changes
195(1)
Sit-Ins
196(1)
Martin Luther King
197(1)
Obstacles Emerge
198(1)
Strengths Perspective
199(6)
The Equal Employment Opportunity Act
200(1)
The Office of Equal Opportunity
201(1)
Policy Themes
202(3)
Summary
205(1)
References
205(2)
A Turn to the Right
207(42)
A Nation in Transition
208(1)
The Conservative Era
209(13)
The Conservative Influence on Civil Rights
209(3)
Native Americans
212(2)
Japanese Americans and Other Asian American Minorities
214(1)
Hispanics/Latinos
214(3)
Gays and Lesbians
217(2)
Women and Civil Rights in the 1970s
219(3)
Gains and Losses in Social Policy
222(3)
The Social Work Profession Takes a Stand
225(1)
The Transition of the Family
226(6)
Facts and Fiction About the Black Family
227(5)
Distribution of Poverty and Income
232(1)
The Racial Income Gap
233(3)
Fair Employment Policies
236(4)
Fair Employment Policies for African Americans
238(2)
The Strengths Perspective: A Two-Way Look at Social Policy
240(4)
Summary
244(1)
References
244(2)
Appendix 10-A
246(1)
Appendix 10-B Women's Status in Social Work, 1973-1992
247(1)
Appendix 10-C CSWE's Curriculum Policy Statement, 1982-1992
248(1)
Social Work in the Wake of Conservatism
249(46)
The Reagan Administration
250(13)
Policies and Issues
251(1)
The Siege on Social Welfare
252(9)
Vulnerable Groups
261(2)
The Bush Administration
263(11)
Civil Rights Under Reagan-Bush
264(1)
Other Events of the Time
265(8)
Latino Art, Murals, and Strengths
273(1)
Social Work and Oppressed/Minority Groups 1980-1992
274(3)
Minority Children in the System
274(2)
Gays and Lesbians in the System
276(1)
A Strengths Perspective
277(2)
Summary
279(1)
References
279(3)
Appendix 11-A Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
282(11)
Appendix 11-B You Have to Be Deaf to Understand
293(2)
Reforming the Welfare State
295(43)
William Jefferson Clinton
296(8)
Managed Care
304(1)
Policy Directs Practice
304(1)
A Republican Victory in Congress
305(2)
Medicaid
307(3)
Lessons from History: The Move Away from Helping the Poor
310(5)
Clintons' Second Term
315(1)
Affirmative Action
316(5)
The O. J. Simpson Trial
321(3)
Social Work and Race in the 21st Century
324(4)
A Strengths Perspective
328(1)
Summary
329(1)
References
330(1)
Appendix 12-A Culturally Competent Mental Health Curriculum for People of Color: An Antiracist Approach---Part 1
331(4)
Culturally Competent Mental Health Curriculum for People of Color: An Antiracist Approach---Part 2
334(1)
Appendix 12-B NASW Policy Statement on Racism
335(3)
NASW Policy Statement on Cultural Competence in the Social Work Profession
336(1)
NASW Affirmative Action Policy Statement (1996)
337(1)
Name Index 338(7)
Subject Index 345

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