Canadian Social Policy

Canadian Social Policy : An Introduction

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This text is directed at undergraduate students of social work and allied disciplines.

The second edition of Canadian Social Policy condenses a range of approaches to policy analysis, always relating the issues back to social work practice. The authors use explanation and example, employing accessible language to place Canadian issues within a global context. The text challenges students to move from local issues to a broader social and economic context.
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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130671061
  • 9780130671066

Table of contents




1. Introduction.

2. Historical Influence.

3. Contemporary Welfare State Institutions.

4. Ideological, Social, and Economic Influences.

5. Globalization, The Environment, Citizenship, Social Inclusion, and Social Movements.

6. Diversity and Social Policy.

7. Social Policy and Social Work Practice.

8. The Policy-Making Process.

9. Implementing Social Policies.

Appendix A: Social Welfare History Chronology.

Appendix B: Social Welfare Web Sites.



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