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SWG 531 Social Policy and Services I: Additional Library Resources

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

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Social Sciences Librarian

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Deborah Abston
Subjects:Social Work, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Public Affairs, Journalism & Mass Media, Community Resources & Development
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