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In the U.S., social policy accounts for two-thirds of government spending. Knowing how policies are constructed, what values underlie them, and how they succeed or fail makes everyone more effective at work or in their civic role. This specialization includes an HONORS track in which learners will complete a professional social policy analysis. Teachers, health care workers, police, and social workers interact with policy daily, but all of us should care about the impact and effectiveness of these programs. Health and mental health programs, education, housing and income supports, pensions, criminal justice services, veterans’ programs, child protective services, and immigration services create a support system all Americans will draw upon. They also reveal Americans' ethics and values, indicating how we regard and care for our most vulnerable. This specialization will explore the size, structure, and outcomes of U.S. social policy by -comparing it with the approaches of other developed nations. -examining the history of our efforts and probing population effects that shape policy. -looking deeply into support for families in general, poor families, people with disabilities, and the elderly. -mapping out existing policies for housing, education, healthcare, immigration and child welfare. -addressing issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. By the end of the course the learner will be at home working in, utilizing, and voting in the U.S. welfare system.
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完成課程大約需要 6 個月
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英語(English)
可分享的證書
完成後獲得證書
100% 在線課程
立即開始,按照自己的計劃學習。
靈活的計劃
設置並保持靈活的截止日期。
初級
完成課程大約需要 6 個月
建議進度:3 小時/週
英語(English)

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此專項課程包含 5 門課程

課程1

課程 1

US Social Services Compared

4.7
103 個評分
30 條評論
課程2

課程 2

US Social Services: Where did they come from?

4.9
45 個評分
8 條評論
課程3

課程 3

Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy

4.9
104 個評分
28 條評論
課程4

課程 4

Social Services for Families, Seniors and Those with Disabilities

4.9
111 個評分
20 條評論

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