Loading, please wait...

product description page

Social Policy for Effective Practice : A Strengths Approach (Paperback) (Rosemary Kennedy Chapin)

Social Policy for Effective Practice : A Strengths Approach (Paperback) (Rosemary Kennedy Chapin) - image 1 of 1

About this item

For use as a text in foundations generalist social policy courses, either at the baccalaureate or master’s level, this book examines the process of defining need, analysing social policy, and developing new policy. A clear philosophical base and a common theoretical framework underlie the discussion of each component of the policy process. Four themes are interwoven throughout the book: the importance of thinking critically about social policy, the benefits of using the strengths perspective in policy analysis and development, the critical role social policy plays in all areas of practice, and the absolute responsibility of every social worker to engage in policy practice.

Routledgesw.com now contains 6 cases; the Sanchez Case has been revised to include much more policy content. Instructor materials include extra readings, PowerPoints, test questions, annotated links, syllabi, and EPAS guidelines. The book is also customizable on Routledge Custom Gateway.

Number of Pages: 715
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Rosemary Kennedy Chapin
Language: English
Street Date: March 16, 2017
TCIN: 52198704
UPC: 9781138226227
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-2141
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.