The Social Policy Journal is a concise and comprehensive reference for educators and administrators in the field, containing the most up-to-date research and information on improving this area of social work. While examining effective policy practices and offering suggestions for improvement, the journal will also address new ideas and suggestions related to the teaching of social welfare issues. Topics covered in The Social Policy Journal will include: current social policies; policy effects; administration of policy and programs; the policy process; historical analyses and comparative studies at local, state, national, and international levels; Web site reviews. With The Social Policy Journal, you'll have access to the latest research on this important area of social welfare and social work education. Special sections devoted to state policy and social policy-related Internet sites will help you keep abreast of new developments in this ever-changing field.