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Moral Authority, Ideology, And The Future Of American Social Welfare

1st Edition

By Andrew Dobelstein

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American welfare policies and programs frustrate both conservative and liberal advocates who fail to realize that American welfare policy cannot be any more than, or any less than, the distinctly American framework in which it operates. Moral Authority, Ideology, and the Future of American Social Welfare departs from standard presentations of socia

Table of Contents

The Challenges of Welfare in America Today -- Family and Religious Values in Welfare Ethics -- Transforming Ideology into Welfare -- Welfare's Political Framework -- The Evolution of America's Present-Day Welfare Policies and Programs -- American Ideologies: Liberalism, Its Limitations and Potential -- American Ideologies: Capitalism, Economics Without Ethics -- American Ideologies: Positivism, the Belief System of Social Science -- A New Paradigm for American Social Welfare

About the Author

Andrew Dobelstein is professor of social work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General