Australian Social Policy and the Human Services

Australian Social Policy and the Human Services

by Ed Carson, Lorraine Kerr


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316621035
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/18/2017
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 965,693
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Edgar Carson has accepted an Adjunct role and is currently Adjunct Professor of Social Policy at the University of South Australia.

Lorraine Kerr is now the Principal of Planning, Policy and Evaluation Consultants in Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Debates and Principles: 1. Fundamental debates in social policy; 2. Personal and professional values in human services practice; Part II. Australian Social Policy: 3. The history of Australian social policy; 4. The policymaking process; Part III. The Human Services: 5. Funding and governance in Australian human services; 6. Australian human service organisations; Part IV. Australian Policy in Practice: 7. Income support; 8. Employment; 9. Housing; 10. Health care; 11. The family and child welfare; 12. Indigenous Australians; 13. Citizenship and globalisation; Conclusion.

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