Social Work, Social Welfare and American Society (8th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780205793839

ISBN-10: 0205793835

Author: Philip R. Popple, Leslie Leighninger

Edition: 8

Publication date:
2010
Publisher:
Pearson
Format:
Paperback 656 pages
Category:
Microeconomics, Sociology, Education
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Acknowledged author Philip R. Popple wrote Social Work, Social Welfare and American Society (8th Edition) comprising 656 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0205793835 and 9780205793839. Since then Social Work, Social Welfare and American Society (8th Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $29.90 or rent at the marketplace.


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Social Work, Social Welfare and American Society provides students with a political perspective on social welfare with definitions of liberal, conservative, and radical positions - in order to help them better appreciate the political context of social welfare programs.   Each chapter reflects and integrates the core competencies in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  End-of-chapter assessment reinforces this integration, and MySocialWorkLab.com activities support the mastery of CSWE's core competencies.   This popular introductory text is written by two of the best-known authors in social work and social welfare. The Eighth Edition continues to examine the values, ethics, and knowledge needed by social workers, as well as exploring social workers' current roles in social welfare programs. A key strength of this text is its strong coverage of the history of social welfare movements.  It allows students to place welfare developments in an historical context.