Economics for Social Workers: The Application of Economic Theory to Social Policy and the Human Services (Paperback)
  • Economics for Social Workers: The Application of Economic Theory to Social Policy and the Human Services (Paperback)
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Economics for Social Workers: The Application of Economic Theory to Social Policy and the Human Services (Paperback)

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Paperback 246 Pages / Published: 16/04/2002
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This primer for social work students introduces the general definitions and concepts of economics and uses case studies in social work to develop applied knowledge. The case studies include stories of job training, substance abuse centers, counseling, therapy, child protective services, and services for the poor. The concluding chapters are devoted to topics directly related to social work: economics of poverty, health economics, household economics, the economics of labor, and government failure.

Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231116879
Number of pages: 246
Weight: 269 g
Dimensions: 226 x 162 x 11 mm

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