Social Policy for the Twenty-First Century: New Perspectives, Big Issues / Edition 1

Social Policy for the Twenty-First Century: New Perspectives, Big Issues / Edition 1

by Bill Jordan
     
 

ISBN-10: 074563608X

ISBN-13: 9780745636085

Pub. Date: 07/16/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This book shows how social policy can address the challenges faced by government policy, and how they relate to each other in a world economy. Drawing on analyses from political and social theory, economics, psychology and international relations, Jordan gives an account of the links between human development and individual well-being.

Overview

This book shows how social policy can address the challenges faced by government policy, and how they relate to each other in a world economy. Drawing on analyses from political and social theory, economics, psychology and international relations, Jordan gives an account of the links between human development and individual well-being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745636085
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/16/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction and Themes of the Book.

Part I Social Policy and the Global Economy.

Section 1A Human Development and Redistribution.

Chapter 1 New Models of Human Development.

Chapter 2 The Scope for Redistribution and Social Justice.

Section 1B How the World Works.

Chapter 3 Explaining the New Global Division of Labour.

Chapter 4 Social Policy, Credit and Debt.

Section 1C Commercial Provision of Social Services.

Chapter 5 The Global Market in Services - Health Care.

Chapter 6 The Business Agenda in Education.

Part II Human Well-Being: Autonomy and Membership.

Chapter 7 The Basis for Individualism and Choice.

Chapter 8 The Transformation of Collective Provision.

Chapter 9 The Transformation of Citizenship.

Chapter 10 'Stalled Well-Being'.

Part III Global Social Justice: The Big Issues.

Chapter 11 Community, Morality and Belonging.

Chapter 12 The Role of Social Services in the Social Context.

Chapter 13 Interdependence, Development and Justice: A Cosmopolitan World Order.

Chapter 14 Sustainable Development.

Conclusions.

References.

Index.

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