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The student's companion to social policy. (Fifth edition)

By: Alcock, Pete(Edited by) Haux, Tina(Edited by) May, Margaret(Edited by) Wright, Sharon(Edited by)

1118965949 / 9781118965948
eBook (EPUB)
11/07/2016
Available
England
600 pages
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Previous edition: 2012 Description based on CIP data; item not viewed.

This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Student’s Companion to Social Policy charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.

  • Provides students with the analytical base from which to investigate and evaluate key concepts, perspectives, policies, and outcomes at national and international levels
  • Features a new section on devolution and social policy in the UK; enhanced discussion of international and comparative issues; and new coverage of ‘nudge’-based policies, austerity politics, sustainable welfare, working age conditionality, social movements, policy learning and transfer, and social policy in the BRIC countries
  • Offers essential information for anyone studying social policy, from undergraduates on introductory courses to those pursuing postgraduate or professional programmes
  • Accompanied by updated online resources to support independent learning and skill development with chapter overviews, study questions, guides to key sources and career opportunities, a key term glossary, and more
  • Written by a team of experts working at the forefront of social policy

BIC:

JKS Social welfare & social services, JPQB Central government policies, PN Chemistry

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