Mastering Social Welfare

Mastering Social Welfare

by Pat Young

Paperback(4th ed. 2000)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333793275
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 06/15/2000
Series: Macmillan Master Series
Edition description: 4th ed. 2000
Pages: 419
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

PAT YOUNG is a lecturer with great practical experience of social welfare. She has worked in a psychiatric hospital and has been active in a number of voluntary groups. She currently lectures on social policy at Colchester Institute, and is also chief examiner with a leading examination board.

Table of Contents

People in Society.- Family Life.- Poverty and Welfare.- Unemployment.- Housing and Homelessness.- Living in Cities.- Schooling in Britain.- Personal Social Services.- Community Care.- Children and Young People in Need.- Mental Health Issues.- Learning Disability.- Old Age.- Disability.- Health and Health Services.- The Voluntary Sector.- Policy Issues in Welfare.

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Excellent for social welfare and social policy students, and a valuable addition to standard texts for sociology courses.' - Lynne Fisher, Bridgend College, Mid Glamorgan

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