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The Impact of devolution on social policy

Author: Derek Birrell
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2009.
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With new devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, this book provides a study of developments in the major areas of social policy and a full comparison between the four UK  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Birrell
ISBN: 9781847422255 184742225X
OCLC Number: 804487565
Description: xiii, 234 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: The devolution of social policy powers; The tradition of devolved social policy; Structures of governance for social policy; Divergence in social policies; Convergence in social policy; Ideology and values; Outcomes; Conclusion and future.
Responsibility: Derek Birrell.


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"Most useful for all those scholars and students interested in social policy, public policy and politics and, in general, welfare development. This volume is also to be welcomed by practitioners Read more...

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