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Social Welfare 220: Introduction to Social Welfare Policy: Assignment: Policy Analysis Paper


The SocW 220 Policy Analysis Paper, requires 2-3 news articles/policy briefs/policy reports that focus on social welfare policy responses to the COVID-19 triggered economic and public health crisis. In the library session, and the online guide, we will cover:

  1. Choosing a topic and deciding whether Federal or State.
  2. How to find newspaper articles on the topic.
  3. How to find policy briefs and reports from think tanks and advocacy or other research organizations.

In later sessions we will look at:

  1. Finding government documents and other legislative information.
  2. Using APA 7th -- how to cite, create bibliography.