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This undergraduate social work course provides an introduction to domestic social welfare policy, the mechanics of policy-making, and the evaluation of policy programs. The class will focus on social welfare policy formation thorough an intersectionality theorical analysis or a focus on the role of race, gender, and class in the formation of American social welfare policy-making. The class will include a focus on the international and national historical context of domestic social welfare policy formation and the resulting programs that form the American social welfare state. Social issues discussed include: poverty, discrimination, oppression, economic security, physical and mental health. This course represents the policy course required for social work majors.
Regularly updated calendar of the UWM Libraries' hours--on all campuses and service points.
Reserve a Study Room
Use D!bs to reserve a group study room in the Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons (at GML) or at UWM Washington County.
Hours and Information about the Grind, a coffee shop located within the Golda Meir Library.
Course Reserve Search
See if what you need is on course reserve--this could be your textbook for a class, etc.
floorplans and maps of the Golda Meir Library at UWM's Milwaukee main campus.
How to Print in the library and on campus.
- Do I have to be in the Library to use the databases or get articles?
- no - just use Databases A to Z or Search@UW to find what you need, and you will be asked to log-in using your ePanther ID (like you would use for e-mail), so you should be able to access articles from anywhere.
- How do I check out books?
- Books, DVDs, laptops, av equipment, anatomical models, and more can be checked out at either the main circulation desk or the media and reserve desk of the GML or UWM-Waukesha, and UWM-Washington County libraries.
- eBooks are available to access at any time online with an ePanther ID login.
- Where are the best places to study?
- Group study - The Daniel M Soref Learning commons on the main floor of the Golda Meir Library has the Grind, Reserveable group study rooms, and computer labs.
- Quiet study - A designated area for quiet study is on the Second floor in the East wing of the Golda Meir Library. It is in the Music and Curriculum Library.
- Graduate students may reserve carrels with recommendation from their advisor--come to the main circulation desk for a form.
Meet Your Librarians
Hello, Social Work researchers!
This UWM Libraries guide was created to help you with your SWK206 coursework. Use the blue tabs at the top ( ↑ ) of each page to navigate through the guide.
If you have questions not answered here, there are several ways to get additional assistance:
We look forward to working with you this semester and throughout your time at UWM.