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SOCW 2003 Introduction to the Welfare System: Welcome & Course Readings

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SOCW 2003 Course Readings

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Almond, D., Hoynes, H. W., & Schanzenbach, D. W. (2011). Inside the war on poverty: The impact of food stamps on birth outcomes. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(2), 387–403. doi:10.1162/REST_a_00089

Andrews, C. M., Darnell, J. S., McBride, T. D., & Gehlert, S. (2013). Social work and implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Health & Social Work, 38(2), 67–71. doi:10.1093/hsw/hlt002

Beland, D. (2007). Ideas and institutional change in Social Security: Conversion, layering, and policy drift. Social Science Quarterly, 88(1), 20–38. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6237.2007.00444.x

Corrigan, P. W., & Deepa, R. (2012). On the self-stigma of mental illness: Stages, disclosure, and strategies for change. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 57(8), 464–469. doi:10.1177/070674371205700804

Ely, G. E., & Dulmus, C. N. (2010). Abortion policy and vulnerable women in the United States: A call for social work policy practice. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 20(5), 658–671. doi:10.1080/10911351003749177

Franklin, E. (2009). The emerging needs of veterans: A call to action for the social work profession. Health & Social Work, 34(3), 163–167. doi:10.1093/hsw/34.3.163

Garrow, D. J. (2014). How Roe v. Wade was written. Washington & Lee Law Review, 71(2), 893–924.

Gonyea, J., & Hooyman, N. (2005). Reducing poverty among older women: Social Security reform and gender equity. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 86(3), 338–346. doi:10.1606/1044-3894.3431

Gracia, E., & Herrero, J. (2006). Perceived neighborhood social disorder and residents’ attitudes toward reporting child physical abuse. Child Abuse & Neglect, 30(4), 357–365. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2005.11.001

Hansen, H., Bourgois, P., & Drucker, E. (2014). Pathologizing poverty: New forms of diagnosis, disability, and structural stigma under welfare reform. Social Science & Medicine, 103, 76–83. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.06.033

Karger, H., & Rose, S. R. (2010). Revisiting the Americans With Disabilities Act after two decades. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation, 9(2), 73–86. doi:10.1080/1536710X.2010.493468  Not available in the library

Michailakis, D., & Schirmer, W. (2014). Social work and social problems: A contribution from systems theory and constructionism. International Journal of Social Welfare, 23(4), 431–442. doi:10.1111/ijsw.12091

Mitchell, D. (2011). Homelessness, American style. Urban Geography, 32(7), 933–956. doi:10.2747/0272-3638.32.7.933

Norbury, F. B. (1999). Dorothea Dix and the founding of Illinois' first mental hospital. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, 92(1), 13–29.

Parton, N. (2011). Child protection and safeguarding in England: Changing and competing conceptions of risk and their implications for social work. British Journal of Social Work, 41(5), 854–875. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcq119

Seal, K. H., Cohen, G., Bertenthal, D., Cohen, B. E., Maguen, S., & Daley, A. (2011). Reducing barriers to mental health and social services for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: Outcomes of an integrated primary care clinic. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(10), 1160–1167. doi:10.1007/s11606-011-1746-1

Shinn, M., Gottlieb, J., Wett, J. L., Bahl, A., Cohen, A., & Ellis, D. B. (2007). Predictors of homelessness among older adults in New York city: Disability, economic, human and social capital and stressful events. Journal of Health Psychology, 12(5), 696–708. doi:10.1177/1359105307080581

Smith, A. (2005). Beyond pro-choice versus pro-life: Women of color and reproductive justice. NWSA Journal, 17(1), 119–140.

Sommers, B. D., Baicker, K., & Epstein, A. M. (2012). Mortality and access to care among adults after state Medicaid expansions. New England Journal of Medicine, 367(11), 1025–1034. doi:10.1056/NEJMsa1202099

Verhaeghe, M., Bracke, P., & Bruynooghe, K. (2008). Stigmatization and self-esteem of persons in recovery from mental illness: The role of peer support. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 54(3), 206–218.

Other Readings

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