Inequality in U.S. Social Policy
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Inequality in U.S. Social Policy : An Historical Analysis

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In Inequality in US Social Policy: An Historic Analysis, Bryan Warde illuminates the pervasive and powerful role that social inequality based on race and ethnicity, gender, immigration status, sexual orientation, class, and disability plays and has historically played in informing social policy. Using critical race theory and other structural oppression theoretical frameworks, this book examines social inequalities as they relate to social welfare, education, housing, employment, health care, and child welfare, immigration, and criminal justice. This book will help social work studentsã better understand the origins of inequalities that their clients face.ã ã
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Product details

  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 187 x 235 x 22.86mm | 982g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 44 Line drawings, black and white; 19 Halftones, black and white; 3 Tables, black and white; 63 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138847593
  • 9781138847590

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1. SOCIAL POLICY





CHAPTER 2. A BRIEF HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF SOCIAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT





CHAPTER 3. SOCIAL INEQUALITY





CHAPTER 4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS





CHAPTER 5. IMMIGRATION





CHAPTER 6. SOCIAL WELFARE BENEFITS PROGRAMS AND SOCIAL


CONTROL





CHAPTER 7. RESIDENTIAL AND HOUSING SEGREGATION





CHAPTER 8. LABOR MARKET INEQUALITY





CHAPTER 9. HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE INEQUALITY





CHAPTER 10. CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM INEQUALITY





CHAPTER 11. EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY





CHAPTER 12. CHILD WELFARE INEQUALITY
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About Bryan Warde

Bryan Warde is an Assistant Professor at the City University of New York, Lehman College.
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