The student's companion to social policy / edited by Pete Alcock, Angus Erskine, and Margaret May.

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Edition:2nd ed.
Published: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, c2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. What Is Social Policy?
  • I.1. The Subject of Social Policy / Pete Alcock
  • I.2. The Approaches and Methods of Social Policy / Angus Erskine
  • I.3. The Role of Comparative Study / Margaret May
  • I.4. History and Social Policy / David Gladstone
  • Pt. II. Values and Perspectives
  • II.1. Social Needs, Social Problems and Social Welfare / Nick Manning
  • II.2. Equality, Rights and Social Justice / Peter Taylor-Gooby
  • II.3. Efficiency, Equity and Choice / Carol Propper
  • II.4. Altruism, Reciprocity and Obligation / Hilary Land
  • II.5. Divisions, Difference and Exclusion / Pete Alcock and Angus Erskine
  • II.6. The Neo-liberal Perspective / David G. Green
  • II.7. The Conservative Tradition of Social Welfare / Robert Pinker
  • II.8. The Social Democratic Perspective / Michael Sullivan
  • II.9. The Socialist Perspective / Norman Ginsburg
  • II.10. The Third Way / Martin Powell
  • II.11. Feminist Perspectives / Jane Lewis
  • II.12. 'Race' and Social Welfare / Waqar Ahmad and Gary Craig
  • II.13. The Green Perspective / Michael Cahill
  • II.14. Postmodernism and New Directions / Tony Fitzpatrick
  • II.15. Social Policy and Economic Policy / Ian Gough
  • II.16. Social Policy: Culture and Nationhood / Fiona Williams
  • II.17. Social Policy and Family Policy / Jane Millar
  • II.18. Social Policy and Globalization / Rob Sykes
  • II.19. Social Policy and the Political Process / Michael Hill
  • Pt. III. The Production, Organization and Consumption of Welfare
  • III.1. State Welfare / Norman Johnson
  • III.2. Private Welfare / Edward Brunsdon
  • III.3. The Voluntary Sector / Nicholas Deakin
  • III.4. Informal Welfare / Clare Ungerson
  • III.5. Managing and Delivering Welfare / John Clarke
  • III.6. The Governance of Local Welfare / Allan Cochrane
  • III.7. Social Policy within the United Kingdom / Richard Parry
  • III.8. Social Policy and the European Union / Linda Hantrais
  • III.9. Supranational Agencies and Social Policy / Bob Deacon
  • III.10. Paying for Welfare / Howard Glennerster
  • III.11. Principles of Welfare / Ruth Lister
  • III.12. The Distribution of Welfare / John Hills
  • III.13. Accountability for Welfare / Janet Newman
  • Pt. IV. Issues in Social Policy
  • IV.1. Children / Malcolm Hill
  • IV.2. Young People / Bob Coles
  • IV.3. Older People / Alan Walker and Tony Maltby
  • IV.4. Disabled People / Mike Oliver
  • IV.5. Lone Parents / Jonathan Bradshaw
  • IV.6. Migrants / Gail Lewis
  • IV.7. Income Protection and Social Security / Stephen McKay and Karen Rowlingson
  • IV.8. Employment / Alan Deacon
  • IV.9. Health Care / Judith Allsop
  • IV.10. Education / Miriam David
  • IV.11. Housing / Alan Murie
  • IV.12. The Personal Social Services and Community Care / John Baldock
  • IV.13. Criminal Justice / Dee Cook
  • Pt. V. Resources
  • V.1. Doing Projects in Social Policy / Hartley Dean
  • V.2. Fieldwork Placements and the Social Policy Curriculum / Duncan Scott
  • V.3. Guide to the Literature / Robert M. Page
  • V.4. Data Sources in the UK: National, Central and Local Government / Fran Wasoff
  • V.5. Other Sources of UK Data / Fran Bennett
  • V.6. European and International Data Sources / Deborah Mabbett
  • V.7. The Internet and Web-based Sources / Melanie Ashford and Pat Young
  • Pt. VI. Careers in Social Policy
  • VI.1. Careers and Postgraduate Study in Social Policy / Margaret May and Catherine Bochel
  • App. The Social Policy Association (SPA).