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The Reluctant Welfare State: Engaging History to Advance Social Work Practice in Contemporary Society

 
 
 
 
The Reluctant Welfare State: Engaging History to Advance Social Work Practice in Contemporary Society
Author: Bruce S. Jansson
ISBN 13: 9780495507147
ISBN 10: 495507148
Edition: 6
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2008-02-20
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 612
List Price: $207.95
 
 

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."