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Social Policy and Social Programs: A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst ,5th Edition

 
 
 
 
Social Policy and Social Programs: A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst ,5th Edition
Author: Donald E. Chambers - Kenneth C. Wedel
ISBN 13: 9780205571642
ISBN 10: 205571646
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-06-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $124.00
 
 

This practical book explores the basics of social policy and program analysis, including how to design new programs or evaluate and improve upon existing ones.

Social Policy and Social Programs, 4/e, provides criteria for judging the effectiveness of current programs and outlines methods for analyzing soical services such as counseling and therapeutic services, supportive assistance, and "hard" benefits like food stamps, cash, and housing vouchers. The text is organized around two major aspects: social problem analysis and social policy and program analysis. It concentrates on the social proplems, policies, and programs that are the main concern of most future social workers - child welfare, health, poverty, and mental illness.