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.
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