Social policy / edited by Hugh Bochel and Guy Daly.

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Edition:Third Edition.
Published: New York : Routledge, 2014.
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Bochel, Hugh M. (Editor of compilation)
Daly, Guy (Editor of compilation)
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500 |a "Written by leading experts in the field, this text explores the major topics and areas in contemporary social policy, including health and social care, housing, work, education, disability, crime and criminal justice, the welfare state and examines the socio-economic, political and governmental contexts within which social policy operates. "-- Provided by publisher. 
505 0 |a Machine generated contents note: 1.Introducing Social Policy / Guy Daly -- What is social policy? -- The structure of this book -- Summary -- pt. 1 Context -- 2.The Socio-Economic Context Of Social Policy / Nick Ellison -- Changing employment patterns -- Changing social divisions -- The changing nature of the welfare state -- Further challenges: social policy, family structures, and demographic change -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 3.The Politics And Governance Of Social Policy / Guy Daly -- Political parties -- Pressure groups -- The media -- The governance of social policy -- The Conservatives, 1979--97 -- New Labour, 1997--2010 -- Governance under the Coalition, 2010-- -- Models of governance -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 4.Devolution And Social Policy / Sharon Wright -- Why does devolution matter? -- What is devolution and how has it developed? -- What difference has devolution made? -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 5.Research, Evidence, And Policy / Guy Daly -- Policy and evidence -- Post-war policy-making -- Critiques of approaches to evidence-based policy -- Obstacles to evidence-based policy-making -- Evidence-based or evidence-informed policy? -- Evaluation -- Conclusions -- Summary -- pt. 2 The Development of Social Policy -- 6.The Development Of Social Policy, 1800-1945 / Bernard Harris -- Introduction -- Victorian origins of the welfare state -- Welfare provision 1870--1906 -- Liberal welfare and the `social service state' -- Welfare between the wars -- The Second World War and after -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 7.Conservative Governments And The Welfare State Since 1945 / Robert M. Page -- Conservatism -- Conservative governments and the welfare state since 1945 -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 8.Labour Governments And The Welfare State Since 1945 / Robert M. Page -- Introduction -- Labour's changing ideology -- The Attlee governments, 1945--51: establishing a democratic socialist welfare state -- Revisionist social democracy: Labour governments in the 1960s and 70s. -- `Modern' social democracy and the third way: New Labour and the welfare state, 1997-2010 -- Conclusions -- Summary -- pt. 3 Themes and Issues -- 9.Pensions, Income Maintenance, And Taxation / Karen Rowlingson -- Introduction -- Cultural assumptions about tax and social security -- The importance of social security and taxation -- Defining `social security' and taxation -- The aims of social security and taxation -- An overview of the current systems -- Taxation -- Tackling fraud in social security and taxation -- Recent reforms and future prospects -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 10.Work And Employment Policy / Edwin Griggs -- Introduction: Why work? The connection between work and welfare -- Concepts and definitions -- Theories of employment and unemployment -- Trends in employment and unemployment -- Political responses: employment policy from the beginnings to Thatcher -- The Thatcher governments, the unemployment crisis, and employment policy in the 1980s -- From `old' to `new' Labour: employment policy 1997--2010 -- Recent developments: economic crisis and austerity -- The Coalition Government's policies -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 11.Education / Guy Daly -- Introduction -- Pre-war education provision -- The post-war education settlement -- 1979--97: the end of consensus -- 1997--2010: Education, education, education? -- The Conservative--Liberal Democrat Coalition -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 12.Adult Health And Social Care / Guy Daly -- The origins of current services -- Current challenges and policy responses -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 13.Children And Families / Paul Daniel -- Introduction -- Demographic change and the family -- New Labour: children and families -- The Coalition government and family policy -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 14.Debating The Ups And Downs Of Youth Justice / Peter Squires -- Introduction -- The politics of youth criminalisation: What goes up...? -- A punitive transformation? -- Youth justice U-turns -- And down again? -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 15.Health Policy / Martin Powell -- Introduction -- Origins and development -- The National Health Service -- Conservative health policy (1979--97) -- New Labour health policy (1997--2010) -- Coalition health policy (2010--) -- Discussion -- Assessment -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 16.Housing Policy / Kevin Gulliver -- Introduction -- Historical background -- Housing policy under the New Right -- residualised state involvement and the promotion of the market -- Public housing under the Conservatives -- Home ownership -- The private rental sector -- Homelessness -- New Labour's housing policy -- Public housing under New Labour -- Home ownership under Labour -- The private rental sector -- Homeless and other vulnerable individuals and households -- The `credit crunch' and housing under the Coalition government -- Social housing under the Coalition -- The promotion of home ownership under the Coalition -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 17.`Race', Ethnicity, And Social Policy / Norman Ginsburg -- `Race', ethnicity, and racism -- From `race relations' to `community cohesion' and integrationism -- Ethnic categorisation and growing ethnic diversity -- Immigration and refugee policy -- Anti-discrimination -- Poverty and the labour market -- Policing -- Schooling -- Housing -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 18.Disability And Social Policy / Alan Roulstone -- Background and policy context -- Disability policy: a case of non-conformity to policy paradigms? -- Policy frameworks and disabled people -- An edifice of social rights: a foundation of economic citizenship? -- Social welfare -- Social care -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 19.Older People, Population Ageing, And Policy Responses / Karen West -- Introduction -- Population ageing -- The UK House of Lords Select Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change Report: `Reading for Ageing?' -- Generational fairness and inter-generational relations -- Promoting independence and active ageing -- Pensions and work -- Conclusions -- Summary -- 20.An Alternative Perspective: Green Social Policy / Michael Cahill -- Introduction -- The environmental crisis -- Responding to the environmental challenge -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 21.Exploring The Boundaries Of Social Policy / Catherine Bochel -- Introduction -- `New' and `old' social policy concerns -- Setting the context: the changing nature of social policy -- Food -- The environment and sustainability -- Transport and travel -- Information and communication technology -- Conclusions -- Summary -- pt. 4 European and International Developments -- 22.Comparative Social Policy / Harry Cowen -- Comparing welfare states -- The archetypal welfare states -- Welfare state systems and the impact of the 2008 economic recession -- Social policy responses to the crisis -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 23.Global Social Policy And The Politics Of Globalisation / Harry Cowen -- Global social policy and institutions -- Wealth distribution and income inequality -- Transnational corporations and global inequalities -- The contending perspectives on globalisation -- Global recession and social welfare -- Global social policy response to crisis -- Competing explanations of the global crisis -- The politics of globalisation and the anti-globalisation movement -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 24.The European Union And Social Policy / Harry Cowen -- The European Union's global significance today -- The origins and structures of the European Union -- The enlargement debate -- Challenge to the Constitution and the Lisbon EU Reform Treaty -- The United Kingdom and the Lisbon Treaty -- European social policy -- The social and economic impact of the Eurozone crisis on the EU -- Explanations of the Eurozone crisis -- The European Union policies in response to the euro crisis -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 25.Conclusions / Guy Daly. 
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