Lewis D. Solomon offers a balanced, hardheaded analysis of faith-based organizations, examining what they are, presenting his original 'faith-factor' theory for their effectiveness, and treating the various arguments raised by opponents of faith-based organizations and the new social policy approach, fairly and professionally. This book provides 'reader-friendly' answers to constitutional law questions, empirical studies of effectiveness, and prescriptions for funding and staffing.
Lewis D. Solomon is the Theodore Rinehart Professor of Business Law at the George Washington University Law School.
Chapter 1 George W. Bush's Road to a New Deal for Faith Chapter 2 The Transformation of America's Social Safety Net Chapter 3 Armies of Compassion: What Are Faith-Based Organizations and What Do They Do? Chapter 4 Are Faith-Based Organizations Effective? Chapter 5 Charitable Choice: Its Genesis, Expansion, and Implementation prior to the Bush Presidency Chapter 6 Implementation of President George W. Bush's New Deal for Faith Chapter 7 The Funding of Faith-Based Organizations: The Constitutional Dimension Chapter 8 Meeting the Challenge of America's Social Pathologies: The Long and Difficult Road Ahead