4 edition of Social policy. found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Contributions||Baldock, John, 1948-, Manning, Nick, 1951-, Vickerstaff, Sarah, 1956-|
|LC Classifications||HN17.5 .S5986 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xlvii, 722 p. :|
|Number of Pages||722|
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“We advocate the atheistic philosophy because it is the only clear, consistent position which seems possible to us. As atheists, we simply deny the assumptions of theism; we declare that the God idea, in all its features, is unreasonable and unprovable; we add, more vitally, that the God idea is an interference with the interests of human happiness and progress. Social policies are public services that govern the well-being of citizens, and they revolve around the five social maladies of poverty, poor health, inadequate housing, lack of education and unemployment. By implementing social policies, governments strive to improve the quality of life for citizens and correct societal maladies.
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- Part One examines key concepts including welfare, social justice, diversity and health and well-being. - Part Two explores policy issues in relation to key stages of the lifecourse.
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The name of 'social policy' is used to refer to the policies which governments use for welfare and social protection, to the ways in which welfare is developed in a society, and to the academic study of the subject.
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Drawing on the new sociology of childhood, the author takes a historical and comparative approach to childhood through a critical examination of a wide range of policy areas, including family policy.
Social Policy. Fourth Edition. Edited by John Baldock, Nick Manning, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Lavinia Mitton. Combining broad coverage with the expertise of a respected team of contributors, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative introduction to social policy available.
The concept of social capital as the focus of social policy shifts the focus of responsibility from government to individual, from economy to society informing policies that highlight social behavior reducing costs to government providing in turn economic solutions to social problems.
Social Policy and Society is an international academic journal sponsored by the UK Social Policy Association. The journal welcomes stimulating original articles that draw upon contemporary policy-related research and associated developments in the social sciences. Each issue contains peer reviewed articles reflecting topical debates and issues.
SOCIAL POLICY AS OUTPUT If we understand social policy as output, we see social policy as some kind of product, which according to Baldock et al. () may have diff erent forms. It can be: social policy as intentions and objectives (Baldock et al. p. 8), meaning social policy as clarifying and debating what we want to Size: KB.
This award recognises nominees who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of social policy, through campaigning, lobbying, service provision, fundraising, journalism, funding of research, dissemination of research (particularly to practitioners and other non-academic audiences), engagement with social policy research.When we think of entitlement programs, Social Security and Medicare immediately come to mind.
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The New Edition of this seminal text examines issues of discrimination, health care, housing, income, and child welfare and considers the.