POLS 218 American Social Welfare Policies and Politics
Course examines the development of the social welfare policy in the United States; identifies political processes and participants involved in policymaking; analyzes the efficacy of retirement, unemployment, disability, healthcare, housing, and anti-poverty programs; focuses on national policy, but includes state and local examples; considers scholarly approaches and public debates. (LA)
Prerequisites: SoS or 3 s.h. POLS.
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