The social services are in trouble. After decades of expansion, we face retrenchment, fiscal pressures that threaten vital services, and unemployment among social service workers. The human services' traditional political champions offer only a timid and unconvinced resistance to the assaults from reactionary quarters.
Dykema, Christopher Rhoades
"The Political Economy of Social Welfare: A Perspective,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 4
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol4/iss3/12