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  1. Social Policy and Social Programs: A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst (Connecting Core Competencies)
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  2. Social Policy and Social Programs: A Method for the Practical Public Policy Analyst (Connecting Core Competencies)

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Explores the basics of social policy and program analysis, such as designing new programs or evaluating and improving existing ones.

 

Social Policy and Social Programs is distinctive in providing specific criteria for judging the effectiveness of social policies and programs. These criteria can be applied to the analysis of widely different social services such as counseling and therapeutic services, supportive assistance, and “hard” benefits like food stamps, cash, and housing vouchers.

 

By focusing especially on social problems, policies, and programs in major practice areas like child welfare, health, poverty, and mental illness, the author provides students with the tools they need to understand and evaluate the programs in which they are doing their field placements.

 

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Analyze the effectiveness of current social programs
  • Create new programs based on the criteria provided
  • Apply what they have learned to evaluate their field placement programs

 

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Kindle Edition
Edition
6
EISBN
9780205240012
Format
Kindle eBook
Label
Pearson
Manufacturer
Pearson
NumberOfPages
224
PublicationDate
2012-11-07
Publisher
Pearson
ReleaseDate
2012-11-07
Studio
Pearson
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

How could you knowingly rent a book for a GREADUATE school course and it not have all the pages in it. Surely you knew it was missing most of the whole first chapter. This is ridiculous. You should be ashamed...whoever you are.
Very poor quality. First pages weren't even attached to the book and multiple others fell out during reading.
A very strong book on the basics of policy. Has history context and is a great resource. It was often a bit overly dry.
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