The Resource Social policy : an introduction

Social policy : an introduction

Label
Social policy : an introduction
Title
Social policy
Title remainder
an introduction
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This third edition of 'Social Policy' offers a broad introduction to current developments in social policy and welfare. Comprehensive, readable and thought-provoking, this is the standard introductory book on social policy in the UK. It provides a framework for exploring key questions such as: What are social policies? How are social policies created and implemented? Why do certain policies exist? This revised edition has been expanded and thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments in the fields of social policy and welfare. It includes: A new chapter on criminal justice; Revised chapters on education, community and social care, and health; An updated and expanded glossary of key terms and annotated further reading including websites; Annotated further reading, including websites" -- Publisher's website
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
361.610941
Index
index present
Intended audience
"'Social Policy' is essential reading for students beginning or building on their study of social policy or welfare. The book is also suitable as a reference resource for practitioners and professional policy makers in fields including health, medicine and nursing, housing, social services and counselling, education, law and criminology." -- Publisher's website
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Social policy : an introduction
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: Buckingham: Open University Press, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
1. The subject of social policy -- 2. Ideas and concepts in social policy -- 3. The development of social policy in Britain -- 4. The contested boundaries of social policy: the case of criminal justice -- 5. Who gets what? Slicing the welfare cake -- 6. Social policy, politics and social control -- 7. Who makes policy? The example of education -- 8. Work and welfare -- 9. Are professionals good for you? The example of health policy and health professionals -- 10. Utopias and ideals: housing policy and the environment -- 11. Community and social care -- 12. Devolution and social policy -- 13. Conclusion. The future of social policy
Control code
000042091698
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
  • 3rd ed. /
  • Ken Blakemore and Edwin Griggs
Extent
xi, 330 p.
Isbn
9780335218745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
013650405
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.b23877236
System control number
  • lt23877236
  • (OCoLC)191101855

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