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Social Work: Public Policy: Policy Analysis

A guide to finding current public policy, policy analysis and background information for policy makers.
For Social Workers

Find information about current policies and opprotunites for advocacy at:

Reports on the Web: PolicyFile
Think Tanks and Research Institutes

Think tanks provide analysis and research papers covering public policy issues. Many have a particular bias or point of view, so they should be read with that in mind.


The Congressional Research Service compiles comprehensive and authoritative research reports for Congress.

Open CRS strives to make these reports publically available. Search by keyword for reports on your topic.

Research Guide
Kate Silfen
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