SOCW 410 20A - Social Welfare Pol and Svcs
Examination of social welfare within a historical context, addressing the economic, political, social and ideological influences that have shaped the social welfare system and programs. Critical study of the income maintenance system in the United States as a response to the problems of inequality of opportunity and income, poverty, and income security; consideration of alternative approaches with discussion of the social worker's role in the system. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.
*This course is restricted to the iMSW 2020 cohort
Academic Program Restrictions:
MSW:Social Work -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate