Social Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand identifies the principles and theoretical perspectives that influence contemporary developments in policy making and implementation in New Zealand. The book enables students to understand the conflicting nature of these values and perspectives, and to integrate the theories of social policy with the methods and practices they will encounter in the field.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Edition description:||4th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||9.60(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Christine Cheyne is an Associate Professor in the School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University.
Mike O'Brien is an Associate Professor in the Social Work and Social Policy program at the School of Health and Social Services in Massey University.
Michael Belgrave is a Professor in the School of Social and Cultural Studies at Massey University.
Table of Contents
2. The History of Making Social Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand
3. Goals for Well-being
4. Social Policy Theory: The Classics
5. Social Policy Theory: Critiques of the Classics
6. Policy Analysis in the Public Sector
7. Individualism, Collectivism, and the Recognition of Te Tino Rangatiratanga
8. Social Development, Poverty, Work First
9. Families and Children
10. Health Policy: The Market Finds its Limit
11. Social Policy: A New Consensus
Appendix 1: Some Official Sources of Data for Students of New Zealand's Social Policy
Appendix 2: New Zealand Governments and Prime Ministers from 1984