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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences


Social Work


A graduate social policy course at West Virginia University has been redesigned by a senior faculty member and lead instructor to recognize advances in political philosophy and to confront the decline of the social liberal welfare state and the rise of populist radicalism, through civic engagement by citizen-professionals.

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The original version of this paper was presented as Acknowledging the Crisis in Liberalism: A Call for a New Social Policy at the Faculty Institute on Social Welfare Policy and Services. Charleston SC. July 19-24, 1998.



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