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Tracing the evolution of social welfare from the early African origins of humankind through the New Millennium, A New History of Social Welfare, 6/e, provides a detailed analysis of social welfare in the United States. Comprehensive yet engaging, Phyllis Day makes history exciting and engaging and encourages readers to reflect on the material.

 

New in the Sixth Edition—

  • A section on the Bush/Cheney administration and its impact on social welfare and: the American economy in general; the freezing of social welfare expenses in exchange for war expenses; the use of religion in the continuing fight against women; the turn to neoconservatism in the Supreme Court.
  • A section detailing discrimination in society (Our "Ism"-Ridden Society) and: women; Hurricane Katrina as racism; the immigration issue as discrimination against Hispanic people; and discrimination against American citizens who are Muslims.
  • A section on the changing face of health care vis a vis Medicare, SCHIP, and: veterans, both in terms of lack of preparedness for their Iraq War influx and the lack of attention to the wounded and PTSD care, including suicides.
  • A new look at the historic place of poverty in Islam
  • A discussion of the place of social workers in this neoconservative political economy.
  • NEW supplement for students!   MyHelpingKit is an electronic supplement that offers book-specific Learning Objectives, Chapter Summaries, Flashcards and Practice Tests as well as Video Clips and Interactive Activities to aid student learning and comprehension. MyHelpingKit also includes an Interactive Historical timeline.  

The access code for MyHelpingkit can be value-packaged with each new copy of this text at no additional cost to students!  Professors should contact their local representative for ordering information:  www.pearsonhighered.com/replocator.   The access code can also be purchased by students for a nominal fee at www.Myhelpingkit.com. 

Synopsis:

This package contains the following components:

-020548445X: MyHelpingLab CourseCompass with Pearson eText

-0205624154: New History of Social Welfare, A

Synopsis:

Tracing the evolution of social welfare from the early African origins of humankind through the New Millennium, A New History of Social Welfare, 6/e, provides a detailed analysis of social welfare in the United States. Comprehensive yet engaging, Phyllis Day makes history exciting and engaging and encourages readers to reflect on the material. New in the Sixth Edition-
  • A section on the Bush/Cheney administration and its impact on social welfare and: the American economy in general; the freezing of social welfare expenses in exchange for war expenses; the use of religion in the continuing fight against women; the turn to neoconservatism in the Supreme Court.
  • A section detailing discrimination in society (Our Ism-Ridden Society) and: women; Hurricane Katrina as racism; the immigration issue as discrimination against Hispanic people; and discrimination against American citizens who are Muslims.
  • A section on the changing face of health care vis a vis Medicare, SCHIP, and: veterans, both in terms of lack of preparedness for their Iraq War influx and the lack of attention to the wounded and PTSD care, including suicides.
  • A new look at the historic place of poverty in Islam
  • A discussion of the place of social workers in this neoconservative political economy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Values in Social Welfare

Chapter 2: The Institution of Social Welfare: An Overview

Chapter 3: The Beginnings of Social Welfare: Political Economy and Early Societies

Chapter 4: Feudalism and the Welfare State

Chapter 5: Social Welfare Moves to the Americas

Chapter 6: America in the Civil War

Chapter 7: The American Welfare State Begins

Chpater 8: The Progressive Era, War, and Recovery

Chapter 9: The Great Depression and Social Security for Americans

Chapter 10: Civil and Welfare RIghts in the New Reform Era

Chapter 11: The Return to the Past

Chapter 12: The Reactionary Vision

Chapter 13: The Decline of Social Responsibilty

Chpater 14: Spiraling Down to Welfare Past

Chapter 15: The Synergistic Cycle

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205624157
Author:
Day, Phyllis J.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
History
Subject:
Public welfare
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Services & Welfare
Subject:
Social Policy
Subject:
United States Social policy.
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Series:
MyHelpingKit Series
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.2 x 1.1 in 998 gr

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family
History and Social Science » Sociology » Social Work
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"Synopsis" by , This package contains the following components:

-020548445X: MyHelpingLab CourseCompass with Pearson eText

-0205624154: New History of Social Welfare, A

"Synopsis" by , Tracing the evolution of social welfare from the early African origins of humankind through the New Millennium, A New History of Social Welfare, 6/e, provides a detailed analysis of social welfare in the United States. Comprehensive yet engaging, Phyllis Day makes history exciting and engaging and encourages readers to reflect on the material. New in the Sixth Edition-
  • A section on the Bush/Cheney administration and its impact on social welfare and: the American economy in general; the freezing of social welfare expenses in exchange for war expenses; the use of religion in the continuing fight against women; the turn to neoconservatism in the Supreme Court.
  • A section detailing discrimination in society (Our Ism-Ridden Society) and: women; Hurricane Katrina as racism; the immigration issue as discrimination against Hispanic people; and discrimination against American citizens who are Muslims.
  • A section on the changing face of health care vis a vis Medicare, SCHIP, and: veterans, both in terms of lack of preparedness for their Iraq War influx and the lack of attention to the wounded and PTSD care, including suicides.
  • A new look at the historic place of poverty in Islam
  • A discussion of the place of social workers in this neoconservative political economy.
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