Social Policy: An Introduction: An Introduction

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2013 - Education - 376 pages
A highly respected introductory textbook to social policy, updated to cover recent developments.
 

Contents

1 The subject of social policy
1
2 Ideas and concepts in social policy
19
3 The development of social policy in Britain
46
4 The global social policy environment
66
5 The contested boundaries of social policy the case of criminal justice
82
6 Who gets what? Slicing the welfare cake
104
7 Social policy politics and social control
134
8 Who makes policy? The example of education
159
11 Utopias and ideals housing policy and the environment
227
12 Community and social care
250
13 Devolution and social policy
271
14 Conclusion the future of social policy
293
Glossary
305
Bibliography
325
Index
345
Adverts
354

9 Work and welfare
186
10 Are professionals good for you? The example of health policy and health professionals
206
Backcover
355
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About the author (2013)

Ken Blakemore was a senior lecturer in social policy at Swansea University. Hehas researched and written widely in several fields of social policy.

Louise Warwick-Booth is a principal lecturer at Leeds MetropolitanUniversity, teaching health policy to a range of student audiences.

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