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Author Jansson, Bruce S.

Title Becoming an effective policy advocate : from policy practice to social justice / Bruce S. Jansson.

Publication Info. Pacific Grove : Brooks/Cole Pub., [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.973 J35B    Check Shelf
Edition Third edition.
Description xx, 425 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Social policy. 1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Policy practice and policy advocacy: the fourth dimension of social work practice -- Why engage in policy practice and policy advocacy? -- Ethical, analytic, and political rationales for engaging in policy advocacy -- A policy practice framework for policy advocates: skills, tasks, and actions -- The big picture: policy practice in governmental, community, and agency settings -- Preparatory work: building agendas, analyzing problems, and writing proposals -- Building agendas -- Analyzing problems -- Finding policy options -- Writing policy proposals -- Policy persuasion -- Policy advocates and the political process -- Understanding "power" and "politics" -- Developing and using power -- Developing political strategy -- Putting political strategy into action -- After enacting policy -- Securing the implementation of policies -- Assessing policy implementation.
Subject Social service -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
Added Author Jansson, Bruce S. Social policy.
ISBN 053435520X alkaline paper
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