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Social Work 470 - Social Policy Analysis

This library course-specific guide lists relevant resources that may help you with your social policy analysis assignments.

Identify Social Issues and Locate Background Information on Social Welfare Policies

Find Scholarly Articles in Subject-Specific Databases

These databases are most likely to contain articles that address contemporary social issues from an academic or professional perspective, as well as general or legal articles relating to current U.S. federal, state or local government policies.

Find Newspaper and Legal Articles

These comprehensive news databases may be used to identify contemporary social issues and some of the agencies or stakeholders involved with them.

Additional Reference Sources

Congress.gov & USA.gov

Core Social Policy Journals