Social Policy in the Modern World: A Comparative Text / Edition 1

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Overview

This text provides a coherent, thematic account of social policy in the modern world. Taking a comparative perspective, it explores similarities and differences in the ways in which different countries approach social policy, both by looking at the broad characteristics of those policies and by examining variations in the ways in which key issues of social welfare are handled.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405127240
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/12/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Hill is Emeritus Professor at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton and Visiting Lecturer at Queen Mary College, University of London. His recent publications include Understanding Social Policy (7th edition, Blackwell, 2003), The Public Policy Process (2005), Implementing Public Policy (with Peter Hupe, 2002) and Local Authority Social Services (editor, Blackwell, 2000).

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introducing the comparative study of social policy 3
Ch. 2 Comparative theory 19
Ch. 3 Policy processes 43
Ch. 4 Social security 67
Ch. 5 Employment policy 93
Ch. 6 Health services 116
Ch. 7 Social care 140
Ch. 8 Education 157
Ch. 9 Social divisions 181
Ch. 10 Gender divisions 205
Ch. 11 Ethnic divisions 225
Ch. 12 Ageing societies 241
Ch. 13 Conclusions : social policy convergence and globalism 259
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