What is Social Policy / Edition 1

What is Social Policy / Edition 1

by Daniel Beland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745645836

ISBN-13: 9780745645834

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: Wiley

From housing, pensions and family benefits, to health care, unemployment insurance and social assistance, the welfare state is a key aspect of our lives. This book provides a concise political and sociological introduction to social policy, helping readers to grasp the nature of social programs and the political struggles surrounding them.

Overview

From housing, pensions and family benefits, to health care, unemployment insurance and social assistance, the welfare state is a key aspect of our lives. This book provides a concise political and sociological introduction to social policy, helping readers to grasp the nature of social programs and the political struggles surrounding them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745645834
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Series:
PPSS - Polity Political Sociology Series, #1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

1 Social Policy and the Welfare State.

2 The United States in International Context.

3 Welfare State Development.

4 Retrenchment and Restructuring.

5 Looming Challenges.

Conclusion.

Works Cited.

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