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Social welfare in Canada : understanding income security / Steven Hick.

Hick, Steven F. (Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HV105 .H5 2014
Barcode: 30731101169674
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 1550772309
  • ISBN: 9781550772302
  • Physical Description: xiii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Thompson Educational Pub., ©2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introducing Social Welfare -- The History of Social Welfare in Canada -- Challenges to Social Welfare -- Social Welfare Theory -- Making Social Policy in Canada -- Canadians Living in Poverty -- Employment, Unemployment, and Workers' Compensation -- Women and the Family Children and Families in Poverty -- The Social Welfare of Immigrants -- Aboriginal Social Welfare -- Disability and Social Welfare -- The Elderly and Retired -- Globalization and Social Welfare.
Summary, etc.:
"Provides an overview of the income sercurity system in Canada, its history, the programs, and the major policy debates in the field."--Back cover.
Subject: Social security > Canada > Textbooks.
Income maintenance programs > Canada > Textbooks.
Poverty > Canada > Textbooks.
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