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SWRK 258: Social Policy

Social welfare policies exemplify how society's values and needs translate into policies and programs. Social workers create, implement, and evaluate policies in all areas of social policy. Students study policy formation and analysis that reflect interests and powers of diverse groups as well as economic and social realities of certain populations at risk of poverty and discrimination. The course emphasizes policy impact on women, people in poverty, people of color and the LGBT community, and empowerment in policy practice. Open to non-majors by permission of instructor. Offered annually in the spring semester. Counts toward American studies major and management studies concentration.

American Studies

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...and Ethnic Studies SWRK 221 Social Work and Social Welfare SWRK 258 Social Policy SOAN...

Management Studies

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...Modeling SWRK 246 Human Behavior in the Social Environment SWRK 258 Social Policy SWRK 274...