Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy (2nd ed.)

Advancing Social Justice Through Eight Policy Sectors

Bruce S. Jansson,

Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy: Advancing Social Justice Through Eight Policy Sectors
 
 
Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy presents a multi-level framework to show students how micro, mezzo, and macro policy advocacy can be used effectively by social workers in eight policy sectors: healthcare, gerontology, safety-net, child and family, mental health, education, immigration, and criminal justice. Author Bruce S. Jansson identifies seven core problems within each sector and discusses the skills social workers need, the challenges they face, and the interventions they can use at each level of advocacy. Readers will gain knowledge of social welfare policy issues and be equipped with essential tools for engaging in policy advocacy.


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