Policy Analysis for Social Workers

1st Edition

Richard K. Caputo
eISBN-13: 9781544303543

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Policy Analysis for Social Workers offers a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to understanding the process of policy development and analysis for effective advocacy. This user-friendly model helps students get excited about understanding policy as a product, a process, and as performance—a unique “3-P” approach to policy analysis as competing texts often just focus on one of these areas. Author Richard K Caputo efficiently teaches the purpose of policy and its relation to social work values, discusses the field of policy studies and the various kinds of analysis, and highlights the necessary criteria (effectiveness, efficiency, equity, political feasibility, social acceptability, administrative, and technical feasibility) for evaluating public policy.

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ISBNs 9781483321394, 9781452203270, 9781483310930, 9781452203270, 1544303548, 9781544303543
Language English
Number of Pages 352
Edition 1st

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