In all nations, social policy is a very large public investment. Course 1 will explore the size, structure, and outcomes of U.S. social policy and compare this policy to those of similar developed countries. The course will also probe the values this policy represents and the values debate regarding about how big our welfare state should be— in other words, how much of our education, housing, health, income support, and social services the government should supply and how much individuals should supply for themselves. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy.
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Лучшие отзывы о курсе US SOCIAL SERVICES COMPARED
very interesting and useful for my wider studies supporting my application to universities
I have a greater understanding of the State Welfare system.
"US Social Services Compared" - I am hoping this course will help me out with a clear concept of US Social Services Compared. Thanks COURSERA for the such online access.
Excellent information and well presented. Love the honors section that provides an opportunity for further learning and feedback from peers.
Специализация Social Policy for Social Services & Health Practitioners : общие сведения
In the U.S., social policy accounts for two-thirds of government spending. Knowing how policies are constructed, what values underlie them, and how they succeed or fail makes everyone more effective at work or in their civic role. This specialization includes an HONORS track in which learners will complete a professional social policy analysis.
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