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American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date January 25, 2013
Pages 441
Binding Paperback
Edition 7
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780205848973
ISBN-10 0205848974
Dimensions 0.75 by 8 by 10 in.
Weight 1.58 lbs.
Original list price $171.60
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Current social welfare policy in the United States.

 

Taking a policy analysis framework, American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, 7/e is the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on the American welfare policy. The text provides a critical in-depth look at the major programs that make up the U.S. welfare state, including Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and TANF.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the social, political, and economic forces that shape social welfare policy.
  • Analyze the major programs that make up the U.S. welfare state.
  • Discuss basic social welfare concepts.

 



Editions
Hardcover
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6 pck har/ edition from Prentice Hall (December 31, 2010)
9780205015733 | details & prices | 519 pages | 9.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.46 lbs | List price $164.87
About: This package contains the following components: -0205627080: American Social Welfare Policy -0205769918: MySocialWorkLab with Pearson eText
6 edition from Prentice Hall (February 27, 2009)
9780205627080 | details & prices | 519 pages | 8.25 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.60 lbs | List price $158.20
About: This best-selling  text provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining cutting-edge issues, including: information on the 2008 presidential election, the economy, the housing bust, the passage of Proposition 8 in California, nd much more.
5 har/psc edition from Allyn & Bacon (September 15, 2007)
9780205534982 | details & prices | 520 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.80 lbs | List price $119.00
About: Now featuring a full color design, the best-selling text for policy analysis provides students with a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining cutting-edge issues.
5th edition from Allyn & Bacon (July 15, 2005)
9780205401826 | details & prices | 520 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $110.80
About: Now featuring a color design, this best-selling text for policy analysis provides students with a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining cutting-edge issues.
4th pkg edition from Allyn & Bacon (July 1, 2001)
9780801333118 | details & prices | 541 pages | 7.50 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $81.20
3rd pkg edition from Longman Pub Group (June 1, 1998)
9780801332449 | details & prices | 8.00 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 2.40 lbs | List price $83.33
About: Now featuring a full color design, the best-selling text for policy analysis provides students with a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining cutting-edge issues.
from Longman Pub Group (August 1, 1997)
9780801317026 | details & prices | List price $67.00
About: Provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States.
2nd edition from Longman Pub Group (December 1, 1993)
9780801311703 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $52.67
About: Now featuring a full color design, the best-selling text for policy analysis provides students with a comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States while examining cutting-edge issues.
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
7 edition from Prentice Hall (January 25, 2013)
9780205848973 | details & prices | 441 pages | 8.00 × 10.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.58 lbs | List price $171.60
About: Current social welfare policy in the United States.
Brief edition from Prentice Hall (January 13, 2012)
9780205053285 | details & prices | 479 pages | 7.75 × 9.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $131.40
About: Provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States.

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