Social welfare policy for a sustainable future : the U.S. in global context

Van Wormer, Katherine S

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  • Creator Katherine S. van Wormer, University of Northern Iowa, Rosemary J. Link, Simpson College
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Los Angeles : SAGE, [2016]
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781452240312, 1452240310
  • OCLC ocn899880624


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Foundations of social welfare policy. Social work and social policy: a sustainability framework -- Historical foundations of social welfare policy -- Purpose and structure of social welfare policy -- Environmental sustainability and the social work profession -- Poverty and inequality / Suzanne McDevitt -- Minority groups and the impact of oppression -- Policies to meet human needs. Child welfare -- Sustainable health care policies -- Mental health care policy -- Sustainable policy for older adults / Christina L. Erickson -- Human rights -- Sustainability policy analysis and policy practice
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