SWK460 - Social Policy (3 cr.)

This course analyzes how social welfare policies are initiated, legislated, implemented, and evaluated. The political and organizational processes that affect policy creation and implementation are examined. Attention is given to the role of social movements and interest groups in the development of social welfare policies. Special emphasis is given to the ways social policies facilitate or impede racial divisiveness, social injustice, and economic exploitation. (Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: SOC101, SWK260.

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