Economics for Social Workers
Economics for Social Workers
Economics for Social Workers

Economics for Social Workers

  • Publish Date: 2002-03-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Michael Lewis;Karl Widerquist
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This primer for social work students introduces the general definitions and concepts of economics and uses case studies in social work to develop applied knowledge. The case studies include stories of job training, substance abuse centers, counseling, therapy, child protective services, and services for the poor. The concluding chapters are devoted to topics directly related to social work: economics of poverty, health economics, household economics, the economics of labor, and government failure.

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