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Social Work: SOCW 243

Background on social policy (laws, acts, etc)

Congressional Research Service Reports
Use the box in the left-hand toolbar labeled "Search this Collection"

CQ Researcher
Read reports listing legislative action and background.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search all Reference sources.


Search for journal articles discussing policy

Search for discussion of acts and laws in professional journals.

Social Service Abstracts

ProQuest Sociology

Social Work Abstracts

Current bills / legislation

Congress.gov
Search by word / phrase (veterans, foster care) and find current bills in congress.
Note: there will be substantially less written about these bills in the journal literature.

Public Law
Browse public laws by number.

Lexis-Nexis Academic
Locate the full-text of public laws
Search by Subject or Topic > Federal Statutes and  Regulations

Subject Guide

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