This course continues the exploration of social work knowledge and skills initiated in SWK 2100 Resist. Reform. Revolt: History of Social Welfare regarding social welfare policies and services. Students learn to analyze current social policy within the context of historical and contemporary factors that shape policy. Content is presented about the political and organizational processes used to influence policy, the process of policy formulation, and the frameworks for analyzing social policies in light of the principles of social and economic justice. Contemporary social welfare programs and policies in the US are examined in a global context. General Education: WAC 3: Writing and Research for the Major; Service Learning.Prerequisites: Completion of SWK 3200 Engaging the Change Process: Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families and Senior standing.