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  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 15 March 2010
  • ISBN : 0495812390
  • Page : 592 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Now in its sixth edition, BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCATE continues to embrace the policy-practice framework that made it a success while including completely updated coverage of important recent developments in the field. This groundbreaking text goes beyond the traditional foundational approach to policy and helps students develop the skills they need to become advocates for social change. Students are taught the ins and outs of conducting policy-practice so that they will be prepared to implement policy reform during their own careers. Coverage has been updated to include topics such as the recent presidential elections and economic turmoil as well as examples such as post-hurricane New Orleans and homelessness in Los Angeles County. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate

Becoming an Effective Policy Advocate
  • Author : Bruce S. Jansson
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-03-15
  • ISBN : 0495812390
DOWNLOAD BOOKBecoming an Effective Policy Advocate

Now in its sixth edition, BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCATE continues to embrace the policy-practice framework that made it a success while including completely updated coverage of important recent developments in the field. This groundbreaking text goes beyond the traditional foundational approach to policy and helps students develop the skills they need to become advocates for social change. Students are taught the ins and outs of conducting policy-practice so that they will be prepared to implement policy reform during their

Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy

Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy
  • Author : Bruce S. Jansson
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-03-04
  • ISBN : 9781483377902
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Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy: Advancing Social Justice through 8 Policy Sectors provides the first framework that links micro, mezzo, and macro policy advocacy, demonstrating how each type can be used to promote social justice in health, gerontology, safety net, child welfare, education, immigrants/global, mental health, and criminal justice sectors. Author Bruce S. Jansson identifies seven core problems within each sector as well as the skills social workers need, the challenges they face, and the interventions they can use at

Empowerment Series: Becoming An Effective Policy Advocate

Empowerment Series: Becoming An Effective Policy Advocate
  • Author : Bruce S. Jansson
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • ISBN : 130594335X
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Jansson's BECOMING AN EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCATE goes beyond the traditional foundational approach to policy and helps students develop the skills they need to become advocates for social change. Students are taught the ins and outs of conducting policy practice and policy advocacy so that they can engage in policy advocacy at micro, mezzo, and macro levels during their own careers. The book presents a unique framework built around eight tasks and four skills needed by social workers in their policy

Effective Advocacy

Effective Advocacy
  • Author : Mary Alice Haddad
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23
  • ISBN : 9780262363419
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An examination of successful environmental advocacy strategies in East Asia that shows how advocacy can be effective under difficult conditions. The countries of East Asia--China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan-- are home to some of the most active and effective environmental advocates in the world. And the governments of these countries have adopted a range of innovative policies to fight pollution and climate change: Japan leads the world in emissions standards, China has become the word's largest producer of photovoltaic

Analytical Skills for Community Organization Practice

Analytical Skills for Community Organization Practice
  • Author : Donna Hardina
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2002-05-01
  • ISBN : 0231505116
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This guide promotes the use of analytical skills in community organization practice, including information gathering and processing, legislative research, needs assessment, participatory action research, political analysis, population forecasting and social indicator analysis, power analysis, program development and planning, resource development, budgeting, and grant writing,. These analytical methods, often used in practice but seldom systematically discussed, assist the practitioner in identifying community problems, planning interventions, and conducting evaluations. The text explicates a problem-solving model that identifies concepts and theories underlying practice,

The Reluctant Welfare State

The Reluctant Welfare State
  • Author : Bruce S. Jansson
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : UOM:39015064135976
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Much more than a historical look at America's social welfare system, this acclaimed book offers insights into our ambivalent social welfare policy and its impact on specific out-groups--African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, women, and others--that are often overlooked in other texts. In addition to comprehensive coverage of the historical development of the welfare system, author Bruce S. Jansson also analyzes its limits, strengths, and policies...how its evolution and structure compare with systems in other countries...and the effects of

Social Policy and Social Change

Social Policy and Social Change
  • Author : Jillian Jimenez,Eileen Mayers Pasztor,Ruth M. Chambers,Cheryl Pearlman Fujii
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-02-26
  • ISBN : 9781483324159
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The Second Edition of Social Policy and Social Change is a timely examination of the field, unique in its inclusion of both a historical analysis of problems and policy and an exploration of how capitalism and the market economy have contributed to them. The New Edition of this seminal text examines issues of discrimination, health care, housing, income, and child welfare and considers the policies that strive to improve them. With a focus on how domestic social policies can be

Hospital Social Work

Hospital Social Work
  • Author : Joan Beder
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • ISBN : 9781135421311
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Hospital Social Work introduces the reader to the world of medicine and social work as seen through the eyes of actual social workers. An essential reference for both students and professionals. Over 100 social workers in dozens of hospitals were interviewed to provide the reader with first-hand experiences and discussions of practice principles, policy considerations, and theoretical treatments to provide each chapter with a unique blend of theory and practice. Joan Beder, a professor of social work and a practicing social