A policy analysis framework of cost and feasibility of social problem intervention

Ram A. Cnaan, Yitzhak Berman

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Social problems are seen as a permanent social force in society. The major factors relevant to planned intervention of social problem identification are analyzed. The process of goal identification within an integrated elimination-prevention-reduction framework is presented with the relevant factors determining priorities of interventions of the different goal alternatives. An application of the model (Juvenile delinquency in Israel) for evaluating social problem intervention is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-169
Number of pages23
JournalSocial Indicators Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • General Social Sciences

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