Social Welfare Policy and Analysis by Andrew W. Dobelstein


Social Welfare Policy and Analysis by Andrew W. Dobelstein

This text offers a clear explanation of policy analysis. SOCIAL WELFARE: POLICY AND ANALYSIS, Third Edition, shows students how to apply the methods and processes of policy analysis to current American welfare programs. The description of welfare programs provides a basic introduction to the field and the explanations of how the programs have developed make them more understandable to social welfare students.


Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Understanding Social Welfare Policy. 2. The Processes of Social Welfare Policy Making. 3. Policy Making at the sub-National Level. 4. A Framework for Policy Analysis and Development. Part II: POLICY ANALYSIS APPLIED. 5. Income Maintenance. 6. Health. 7. Housing. 8. Child Welfare. 9. Older Adults. 10. Assessing Welfare Policy and its Policy Products. Notes. Appendix 1: Online Information Sources. Appendix 2: Community Social Welfare Services.

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317 pages


Andrew W. Dobelstein
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Publication date

24th July 2002



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