Assignment 1: Historical framework in social welfare policy Below you will find the instructions to this assignment and you will also find attached the paper that has already been written that need to be edited. The purpose of this assignment is to understand the historical root of the policy of your interest as well as social and economic contexts. Also, exploring conflicting values of policy in history and the current situation will allow students recognize values and beliefs can change over time and be different in the context, while certain values and beliefs have been valid over time. 1. Write a 3-page paper on social welfare policies and/or programs regarding a social justice issue of your interest.
2. Please include at least 2 references: one peer reviewed journal paper and one other sources, such as a government report or news articles, and the book for class (chapter 2 and 8)Instruction:
Identify and outline a social welfare policy and/or social welfare program regarding your social justice issue (~ 1 page).
-What is the social justice issue? Why do we need to address it (why is it important)?
-What is the policy (legislation / regulation) of your choice relating to your social justice issue?
-Briefly describe its goal (purpose of policy, in other words, what is the outcome that policy want to achieve)?Understand historical contexts and consider conflicting values, beliefs, ideologies in your social welfare program/policy (~1 page).
– Review how the policy was created in the first place within history. Did it have different titles?
-What were conflicting values, beliefs, and ideologies at that time? Discuss a current policy issue regarding this policy/ legislation/ programs mentioned above (~ 1page).
-What are conflicting values in current social justice issues?