Higher Education

Faces of Social Policy: A Strengths Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Carolyn J. Tice University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Kathleen Perkins Louisiana State University
  • ISBN-10: 0534345026  |  ISBN-13: 9780534345020
  • 416 Pages
  • © 2002 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $134.25



This book focuses on the people who the social policies affect and analyzes various policies from a strengths perspective.

Table of Contents

1. Policy, Practice and the Strengths Perspective.
2. The Legacy of Antiquity and Medieval Society.
3. Early America: A Time of Need.
4. Social Realities in the Developing Nation.
5. American Industrialization: The Policy of Development.
6. Social Reform in the Progressive Era.
7. The Emerging Welfare State.
8. The Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare.
9. The Great Society: A Social Welfare Legacy.
10. A Turn to the Right.
11. Social Work in the Wake of Conservatism.
12. Reforming the Welfare State.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Carolyn J. Tice

Dr. Carolyn Tice is the Associate Dean and Program Chair at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and was appointed to her position July, 2002. Her prior appointment was chair of the Department of Social Work, Ohio University, a position she held for nine years. Dr. Tice teaches social welfare policy. She received her BSW from West Virginia University, a MSW from Temple University, and completed her DSW at the University of Pennsylvania where she worked with Hmong refugees. Throughout her career she has worked in the nation's Appalachian region. The author of three books, Dr. Tice's research focus has been on rural aspects of social work practice and the strengths perspective. She is a site visitor for the Council on Social Work Education and a member of the Program Committee for the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Social Work.

Kathleen Perkins

DSW, University of Pennsylvania