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Social Work 467 Introduction to Social Welfare and Policy

A course-specific guide for your SOWK 467 assignments.

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It combines historical source materials with contemporary reflections on impact of the legislation on child protection, 

APA 7th Edition Handbook

Federal Legislation & Regulations

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Reference & News Resources (Background Information) for Your Policy Processes Assignment

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in Subject-specific Databases - Policy Analysis

Policy Advocacy Groups and Think Tanks

Government Research Reports - Policy Analysis

Federal Laws and Welfare Policies

Additional Sources for Policy Analysis

APA Style 7th Edition

Legal References - Covered in Chapter 11 of the APA Style, 7th Edition

The APA Publication Manual, Chapter 11 provides information  on how APA Style references differ from legal style references; general guidelines for creating APA Style legal references; in-text citation forms for legal materials; and examples of common legal references used in APA Style papers, including court decisions, statutes, legislative materials, administrative and executive materials, patents, constitutions, and charters, and treaties and international conventions. 

Legal Reference Examples for Cases, Statutes, and Legislative Materials from Wake Forest University ZSR Library

More Sample Citations for Legal Sources - from University of Southern California Libraries

Citing Legal Materials in APA Style - from Regis College Library in Weston, Massachusetts

How to cite a law in APA Style - from Sribbr

Basic Legal Citation - from the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School

For more information on citing legal materials, see Chapter 11 of the APA Manual, 7th edition.