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Call # HN65 .H345 2009
Title The handbook of social policy / [edited by] James Midgley, Michelle Livermore
Imprint Los Angeles : Sage Publications, Inc., c2009
Edition 2nd ed
Book Cover


Descript. xv, 606 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social service -- United States
Public welfare -- United States
United States -- Social policy
Alt Author Midgley, James
Livermore, Michelle
OCLC # 191258416
Table of Contents
 Preface / James Midgley, Michelle Livermore 
IntroductionSocial Policy and Social Welfare 
Pt. IThe Nature of Social Policy1
1The Definition of Social Policy / James Midgley3
2An Overview of American Social Policy / Diana M. DiNitto21
3Economic Dimensions of Social Policy / Jane Waldfogel38
4Policy Analysis / Bruce Jansson51
5Policy Practice and Advocacy / Richard Hoefer66
6The Impact of Social Policy / Pranab Chatterjee, Diwakar Vadapalli83
Pt. IIThe History of Social Policy101
7Social Policy From Colonial Times to the Civil War / Phyllis J. Day103
8Social Policy and the Progressive Era / John M. Herrick114
9Social Policy of the New Deal / Robert Leighninger, Leslie Leighninger133
10Social Policy and the Great Society / Michael Reisch151
11Social Policy: Reagan and Beyond / David Stoesz169
Pt. IIIThe Political Economy of Social Policy179
12The Institutional Approach to Social Policy / James Midgley181
13Conservative Approaches to Social Policy / Leon Ginsberg195
14Critical Social Policy / Demetrius S. Iatridis215
15Welfare Pluralism and Social Policy / Neil Gilbert236
16Feminist Approaches to Social Policy / Cheryl Hyde247
17Race, Politics, and Social Policy / Lori Parham, Jill Quadagno, Jordan Brown263
18The Social Development Perspective in Social Policy / James Midgley, Michael Sherraden279
19Social Policy and the Physical Environment / Marie D. Hoff, John G. McNutt295
Pt. IVSocial Policy and the Social Services313
20Child and Family Welfare Policies and Services / Katharine Briar-Lawson, Toni Naccarato, Jeanette Drews315
21Income Maintenance and Support: The Changing Face of Welfare / Jill Duerr Berrick336
22Social Security / Martha Ozawa347
23Social Policy and the Elderly / Fernando M. Torres-Gil, Valentine Villa367
24Social Policy and Health Care / Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld381
25Housing Policy / Kevin Fox Gotham, James D. Wright401
26Social Policies and Mental Health / James W. Callicutt421
27Social Policies for People With Disabilities / Elizabeth Lightfoot445
28Social Policy and the Correctional System / Margaret Severson463
29Employment Policy and Social Welfare / Michelle Livermore, Younghee Lim485
30Education and Social Policy / Susan Stone507
31Urban Development Policy / Robert Waste524
Pt. VConclusion: International and Future Perspectives on Social Policy541
32International Aspects of Social Policy / Sheila B. Kamerman, Alfred J. Kahn543
33The Future of Social Policy / James Midgley, Michelle Livermore557