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The welfare state and social work : pursuing social justice / Josefina Figueira-McDonough.

By: Figueira-McDonough, Josefina.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2007Description: xvi, 439 p ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0761930248.Subject(s): Social justice -- United States | Human services -- United States | Welfare state -- United StatesDDC classification: 361.973 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents 1. Justice as a value in social work -- 2. Understanding social justice in liberal democracies -- 3. Evaluating distributive justice in the United States -- 4. fragile roots of welfare in the United States : from colony to the gilded era -- 5. ambiguous ancestry of welfare and social work, 1900-1950 -- 6. From the aftermath of World War II to the great society -- 7. weakening of the welfare state gains speed -- 8. end of the millennium and the demise of entitlement to public assistance -- 9. Women and the welfare state -- 10. Welfare through the color lens -- 11. Temporary assistance for needy families -- I -- 12. Temporary assistance for needy families -- II -- 13. Social insurance and the push toward privatization -- 14. Types of welfare states, different outcomes, and future needs -- 15. future of welfare in postindustrial societies -- 16. Framing policy practice -- 17. Policy practice.
Summary: Summary: An assessment of the historical, sociopolitical, and economic factors that have influenced social work policy and practice in the United States.
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Table of contents 1. Justice as a value in social work --
2. Understanding social justice in liberal democracies --
3. Evaluating distributive justice in the United States --
4. fragile roots of welfare in the United States : from colony to the gilded era --
5. ambiguous ancestry of welfare and social work, 1900-1950 --
6. From the aftermath of World War II to the great society --
7. weakening of the welfare state gains speed --
8. end of the millennium and the demise of entitlement to public assistance --
9. Women and the welfare state --
10. Welfare through the color lens --
11. Temporary assistance for needy families --
I --
12. Temporary assistance for needy families --
II --
13. Social insurance and the push toward privatization --
14. Types of welfare states, different outcomes, and future needs --
15. future of welfare in postindustrial societies --
16. Framing policy practice --
17. Policy practice.

Summary:
An assessment of the historical, sociopolitical, and economic factors that have influenced social work policy and practice in the United States.

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