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Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate: From Policy Practice to Social Justice, 5th Edition (Available Titles CengageNOW)

 
 
 
 
Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate: From Policy Practice to Social Justice, 5th Edition (Available Titles CengageNOW)
Author: Bruce S. Jansson
ISBN 13: 9780495006237
ISBN 10: 495006238
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2007-01-24
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 480
List Price: $136.95
 
 

Encouraging social workers and social work students to become participants in efforts to build a more humane society, this text shows how effective policy practitioners combine solid research and analysis with political skills to get their proposals approved by decision makers. The book guides readers through the process of agenda setting, problem analysis, and proposal writing through policy enactment, implementation, and assessment. This fourth edition presents two new models of policy practice, a new chapter on ballot- based policy advocacy, an expanded discussion of ideology, and new Web topics and exercises. The author is affiliated with the University of Southern California. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Encouraging social workers and social work students to become participants in efforts to build a more humane society, this text shows how effective policy practitioners combine solid research and analysis with political skills to get their proposals approved by decision makers. The book guides readers through the process of agenda setting, problem analysis, and proposal writing through policy enactment, implementation, and assessment. This fourth edition presents two new models of policy practice, a new chapter on ballot- based policy advocacy, an expanded discussion of ideology, and new Web topics and exercises. The author is affiliated with the University of Southern California. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)