Social Policy and Social Justice (Social Work in the New Century)
- Binding: Paperback
- Publish Date: 2013-02-21
Social Policy and Social Justice provides today's students and tomorrow's practitioners with a comprehensive overview of U.S. social policy and the policymaking process. Author and editor Michael Reisch brings together experts in the field to help students understand these policies and prepare them for the emerging realities that will shape practice in the 21st century. This text explores the critical contextual components of social policyâincluding history, ideology, political-economy, and cultureâand demonstrates major substantive areas of policy such as income maintenance and health/mental health.