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Human Diversity: Public Policy

This guide focuses on resources you can use to find information on diversity and vulnerable populations in the context of social work practice.

What Do People Think?

iPoll
A compilation of over 500,000 questions from public opinion polls from 1935 to the present. Limited to polls of the U.S. population at the national level.
Off-Campus Access Restricted Access

New Jersey Poll

Eagleton Poll Archive
Survey results and questionnaires from the quarterly Rutgers Eagleton Institute's survey of New Jersey residents on questions of political and social interest from 1971 to the present.

Public Policy

Immigration Debate: Politics, Ideologies of Anti-Immigration Forces. June 17, 2005.
Tom Barry. An Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC) Americas Program Special Report.
Race, Poverty and Public Policy
Mary Jo Bane. March 2005
Quadagno, Jill. "Race and American Social Policy," National Forum 76(3), Summer 1996, 35-38.
Off-Campus Access Restricted Access
Padilla, Yolanda C. "Immigrant Policy: Issues for Social Work Practice," Social Work 42(6), November 1997, 595-606.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access