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Social Work Research: Issues

The View from the Field

"The Top 5 Social Justice Issues Facing Social Workers Today," Social Work Today 7(2), March/April 2007, p.24
Essays on the five issues identified in an informal survey of social workers.

The View From the White House

The Obama Agenda
The Obama Administration's position on the social and political issues facing the U.S

What Are The Current Issues?

Social Work Speaks: National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements: 2012-2014.
9th edition. Washington, D.C., 2012.
64 policy statements designed to guide policy advocacy and legal action. Each statement includes background information, a statement of issues, the policy statement, its legislative history, and a list of references. Available?
NASW Advocacy.
National Association of Social Workers key current legislative issues and positions.
CQ Researcher
Extensive collection of weekly reports from Congressional Quarterly. Each report offers data, a variety of opinion, and a bibliography on a specific 'hot' issue. Rutgers-restricted Access.
Almanac of Policy Issues
Background information, archived documents, and links on major U.S. public policy issues.
Public Agenda Online
A nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization, Public Agenda offers background information, in-depth analyses and opinion studies on a variety of public policy issues.