Unique in its use of a sustainability framework, Social Welfare Policy for a Sustainable Future goes beyond U.S. borders to examine U.S. government policies–including child welfare, social services, health care, and criminal justice–within a global context. Guided by the belief that forces from the global market and globalization affect all social workers in their practice, the book addresses a wide range of relevant topics, including the refugee journey, the impact of new technologies, war trauma, global policy instruments, and restorative justice. A sustainability policy analysis model and an ecosystems framework for trauma-informed care are also presented in this timely text.
Policies to Meet Human Needs
The second half of the book takes us into the arena of policy practice. Sustainability continues to be a major theme as we examine the ability of social welfare policies to meet the needs of all the people. This section of Social ...