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The short-guide to social policy
Staff Publications
  • John HUDSON, University of York, United Kingdom
  • Stefan KÜHNER, University of York, United Kingdom
  • Stuart LOWE, University of York, United Kingdom
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
6-1-2008
Publisher
Policy Press
Disciplines
Abstract

This introductory text provides a concise introduction to the essentials of social policy, specifically designed for students who are new to the area. It explores the key policy goals, delivery mechanisms and policy dilemmas of the five pillars of welfare and has an international focus, drawing on examples from around the world to illustrate key debates and concepts. It includes a concluding key point summary and detailed guide to further reading in each chapter.Whether studying for a degree in social policy or a single module in the subject area, this guide, written in a clear and accessible style by experienced authors and teachers, will be indispensable reading.

Language
English
ISBN
9781847420619
Citation Information
Hudson, J., Kühner, S., & Lowe, S. (2008). The short-guide to social policy. Bristol: Policy Press.