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SOW 3213: Social Welfare Policy

Course Description for Social Welfare Policy

SOW3213: Social Welfare Policy

Description: This course provides a historical overview and critical analysis of American social welfare institutions, policies, and programs. In particular, this course will examine the nature and evolution of major social welfare policies in the United States as well as the political, economic, and social impact of those policies on diverse populations. Students will be introduced to the basics of policy analysis and program evaluation.