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Social Welfare and Policy Services II (09:910:312; 50:910:312) Spring, 2018: Mini Policy Analysis Paper

This guide points to resources for your assignments in this class, Spring 2018

Congressional Research Reports (CRS) .

In response to requests from Congress, the Congressional Research Service  issues publications that include background studies, pro/con arguments, policy/legislative analysis and legislative histories on subjects of interest to Congress.  There are several ways to get CRS reports.  You can simply Google: "your topic" crs.  For example,  "head start" crs.   You can also search the sites listed below.

Relevant Government Agencies-Resources

Think Tanks/Scholarly Articles

For a listing of Think Tanks, see the Policy Analysis-Think Tanks tab on this guide.  Hint:some to consider-National Center for Children in Poverty, MDRC, Urban Institute, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, depending policy/program you choose.  Others may be relevant as well.

For a list of databases to search for scholarly articles, see  the journal articles box on The Social Problem: History &Policy Response-Articles tab on this guide.