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.

Foundations of Social Welfare Policy

Foundations of Social Welfare Policy
Foundations of Social Welfare Policy

Social work scholar Bruce Jansson has aptly described the United States as a “reluctant social welfare state,” by which he means reluctant to provide social services. The American welfare state seems even more reluctant today than it was ...

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