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SWG 531 Social Policy and Services I

Conceptual, analytical, and historical perspectives on the social welfare institution. Emphasizes poverty and inequality. Principles of policy analysis.

U.S. Government Information Sources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.


U.S. Bureau of the Census - The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.


Federal Bureau of Investigation – is the agency to find reports and publications on crime in the United States.


U.S. Justice Department – mission statement: To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.


U.S. Department of Education - The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

Social Sciences Librarian

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Deborah Abston
Subjects: Social Work, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Public Affairs, Journalism & Mass Media, Community Resources & Development
ASU Libraries Downtown Phoenix campus
UCENT Building
Lower Level