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Social Welfare : Structure and Practice - David Macarov

Social Welfare

Structure and Practice

Paperback Published: 1st April 1995
ISBN: 9780803949409
Number Of Pages: 341

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The history, motivations, influences and vital issues in social welfare policy and practice are examined in this book. David Macarov explains how social welfare policy originated and how it is maintained through the interaction of five motivations: mutual aid, religion, politics, economics and ideology. He discusses the major contributions to the development of social welfare from the distinguished figures of Martin Luther, Adam Smith and Charles Darwin. The book concludes with an examination of poverty and unemployment and a review of policy responses to these social problems.

The Nature of Social Welfare
The Scope of Social Welfare
Human Needs
Motivations For Social Welfare
Mutual Aid
Social Welfare and the Family
The Use of Families and Other Institutions of Mutual Aid
Religion as a Motivator of Social Welfare
Politics as a Motivator of Social Welfare
Economics as a Motivator of Social Welfare
Ideology as a Motivator of Social Welfare
Isms as Ideologies - Racism, Sexism, Ageism and Xenophobia
Influences on Social Welfare
The Influence of Martin Luther on Work and Welfare
The Influence of Charles Darwin and Adam Smith on the Development of Social Welfare
Issues in Social Welfare
Persisting Poverty
Persisting Unemployment
From Welfare State to Welfare Society and Welfare Reform
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ISBN: 9780803949409
ISBN-10: 0803949405
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 341
Published: 1st April 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 15.75  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.52