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- ISBN: 9780205053285 | 0205053289
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/3/2012
Provides a balanced and comprehensive overview of social welfare policy in the United States. This text is part of the Connecting Core Competencies Series. American Social Welfare Policy: A Pluralist Approach, Brief Editionexamines social welfare policy in the United States, and includes cutting-edge issues such as information on the 2008 presidential election, the economy, the housing bust, the passage of Proposition 8 in California, and much more. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning -MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking -Helps students sort out the major institutional actors within social welfare policy. Engage Students -Offers a user-friendly framework for policy analysis. Explore Current Issues -Information on Social Welfare Policy; the 2008 Election; Proposition 8; Economic issues. Apply CSWE Core Competencies -The text integrates the 2008 CSWE EPAS, with critical thinking questions and practice tests to assess student understanding and development of competency. Support Instructors -An Instructor's Manual and Test Bank, Computerized Test Bank (MyTest), BlackBoard Test Item File, MySearchLab with Pearson eText, and PowerPoint presentations are included in the outstanding supplements package. Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205223540 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205223541