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York – both the University and the City – has a rich tradition in the field. Addresses current public and private social welfare efforts and underlying value issues. Brubaker, professor of religion, California Lutheran University "United States Welfare Policy ably fills an important niche that no other book quite matches. It provides links to sites of major organizations, libraries, research institutes, publications and journals as well as access to online databases and data sources, other information gateways, social policy mailing lists and discussion groups.

Pages: 240

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (September 11, 2000)

ISBN: 0631209476

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