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SSW160/161: Introduction to Social Welfare Policy: Getting Started

Summer 2016, T. Ross, C. Hayes, A. O'Donnell, A. Sapir, M. Torres

Term 1 Policy Assignments

A. Due Class 3: 1-2 page proposal on your chosen policy.

B. Due Class 7: Annotated bibliography with no less than 10 resources based on research of your social issue and the policy you chose.  See Writing & Citing for more help and examples.

C. Due Class 10: Policy brief of no more than five pages (single-spaced).

  • Define social issue
  • Identify policy
  • Summarize major provisions

(see SSW160 assignment details)

Moodle: 160 Sections

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Also try our Social Policy custom Google search.


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Search Strategy Worksheet

Use the worksheet to keep track of the "words that work"

~ includes search tips for truncation, AND, OR, NOT and "using quotes for phrases" ~

Select a Topic & Begin

Search the web using this custom search box. Find position papers, briefings, reports, and more from organizations recommended by SSW faculty:

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