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Social policy in American society

by Robert S. Magill

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social policy.,
    • United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert S. Magill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN57 .M264 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3168682M
      ISBN 100898851386
      LC Control Number83010758

      Forces that influence the development, implementation and outcome of social policies. Comparative social welfare systems. Citizen participation and power in the policy arena. Social planning, social policy and the legislative process as sources of social change. Contemporary changes in society and alternative policy responses to these trends. Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy 1st Edition. Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy. 1st Edition. Why is ISBN important? This bar-code number lets you verify that you're Reviews: 4.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Values and policy in American society. Dubuque, Iowa, W.C. Brown Co. [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Social Policy is the leading journal of labor and community organizing. For over 30 years, Social Policy has served as key site for intellectual exchange among progressive academics and activists from across the United States and beyond.

      In the s, policy reforms rooted in an awareness of the power of local civil society proliferated, and academic research on social capital was only beginning in earnest and struggling to catch up. In retrospect, it seems the council was lamenting the attenuation of civic bonds at a time when interest in them among policymakers was at its peak. Gun Violence In American Society: Crime, Justice, and Public Policy provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary investigation into one of society’s major social, public health and political concerns—death, injury, and destruction from the use of firearms. Contributors employ a variety of theoretical, methodological, and data analysis frameworks to address different gun violence s: 2.


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