Double Standard : Social Policy in Europe and the United States
By: Russell, James W.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (203 p.).ISBN: 9781442230262.Subject(s): Europe -- Social policy | Social policy -- Comparative method | Social policy -- History | United States -- Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Double Standard : Social Policy in Europe and the United StatesDDC classification: 320.6094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Note to the Third Edition; Preface; 1 Introduction: From Social Problems to Social Policies; 2 The Social Worldview of Medieval Christianity as Prologue; 3 Secular Transitions and Assumptions; 4 Marx, Durkheim, and the Limits of Laissez-Faire Capitalism; 5 From Theory to Ideology; 6 Origins of Social Policy in Europe and the United States; 7 Alternative Approaches to Social Policy; 8 Social Cohesion and Inequality; 9 Poverty; 10 Unemployment: The Sword of Damocles; 11 Support for Child Raising; 12 Support for the Aged; 13 Health Care; 14 Ethnic and Racial Policy
15 Incarceration as Social Policy16 Summary: Principles for Progressive Social Policy; Afterword: Social Policy and the Great Recession; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
<span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">Double Standard</span><span> introduces students to social policy in the U.S. and Europe. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout to reflect current social policies in light of the recent recession, the Affordable Care Act and how it compares to European health care, paid vacation on both sides of the Atlantic, and more.</span></span><br /><span><span> </span></span>
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