The fourth edition of The Student's Companion to Social Policy maintains the text's inimitable and best-selling approach. Written by a wide range of experts in the field, it has been extensively updated and revised to take account of recent developments and debates and changing political and economic configurations.
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The fourth edition of The Student's Companion to Social Policy maintains the text’s inimitable and best-selling approach with extensive updates and revisions which take account of recent developments and debates, and changing political and economic configurations.
Written by experts in the field, this title provides students with a base from which to explore critically the key perspectives and debates within and on social policy, the main options nationally and internationally, and the policy challenges and choices facing contemporary societies. It continues to offer students the most up-to-date, comprehensive synoptic guide to, and reference on, the issues that they are likely to encounter in studying social policy in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.
The new edition includes:
There is also a dedicated web site to promote and support students' independent learning and the development of skills in policy analysis, research, and evaluation.About the Author:
Pete Alcock is Professor of Social Policy and Administration and Director of the ESRC Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham.
Margaret May is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social Policy and CHASM, University of Birmingham
Sharon Wright is Deputy Head of Sociology, Social Policy, and Criminology and lecturer, in the School of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling.
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Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110470655658