1st Edition

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





ISBN 9780813333120
Published December 16, 1998 by Routledge
307 Pages

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Book Description

This book suggests how welfare can be re-formed by taking the American ideological context as a road map for which welfare changes are possible and which are not, laying out a framework for welfare as America enters the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

Preface -- 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 -- The Organization and Reorganization of Federal Welfare Administration -- Titles of the Joint Economic Committee Studies in Public Welfare, Volumes 1–20

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