Sociology Reference Guide: Implementing Public Policy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834811
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834810
  • DDC: 361.61
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 101 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers an intriguing overview of sociology as it applies to public policy. The following chapters discuss the history and underpinnings of public sociology, outline the different reform issues and initiatives within the United States, highlight current public policy programs, and conclude with an overview of corporate governance policies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Public Sociology.
2: Public Education Reform.
3: Immigration & U.S. Policy.
4: Welfare Reform Initiatives.
5: Homelessness.
6: Public Housing Policy.
7: Suburbanization.
8: Social Security.
9: Minimum Wage.
10: Child Health Policies.
11: Drug Policy.
12: Human Trafficking.
13: Agency Theory & Corporate Governance.