HISTORY OF SOCIAL WELFARE IN THE UNITED STATES
Examines ideas and practices of social welfare provision in the United States from the colonial era to the present. The course explores recurring issues such as private vs. state-based provision, definitions of "the needy", and the impact of gender, class, race/ethnicity and economic change on social welfare practices. The course will be of particular interest to those seeking to understand U.S. history or the roots of current social welfare practice and debates.
Other Requirements: PREREQ: JUNIOR STATUS AND 3 UNITS OF HISTORY (OR GENED 120) OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
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