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Making social policy work : essays in honour of Howard Glennerster

Author: Howard Glennerster; John Hills; Julian Le Grand; David Piachaud
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007.
Series: CASE studies on poverty, place, and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this collection have been specially written in honour of the 70th birthday of Howard Glennerster whose work is concerned not only with the theoretical, historical and political foundations of social policies but, crucially, with how they work in practice.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Making social policy work.
Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007
(OCoLC)606191414
Online version:
Making social policy work.
Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007
(OCoLC)608149058
Named Person: Howard Glennerster; Howard Glennerster; Howard Glennerster
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Glennerster; John Hills; Julian Le Grand; David Piachaud
ISBN: 1861349580 9781861349583 1861349572 9781861349576
OCLC Number: 144225005
Description: ix, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / John Hills, Julian Le Grand and David Piachaud --
pt. 1. The aims of social policy --
2. Principles Poor Laws and welfare states / Jose Harris --
3. Welfare: what for? / Tania Burchardt --
pt. 2. Delivering social policy --
4. Families, individuals and the state / Jane Lewis --
5. Schools, financing and educational standards / Anne West --
6. Financing higher education: tax, graduate tax or loans! / Nicholas Barr --
7. Quasi-markets in healthcare / Julian Le Grand --
8. Social care: choice and control / Martin Knapp --
9. Neighbourhood renewal, mixed communities and social integration / Anne Power --
pt. 3. Redistribution: between households; over time; between areas --
10. The restructuring of redistribution / David Piachaud --
11. Pensions, public opinion and policy / John Hills --
12. Distributing resources / Tony Travers --
App. Bibliography of Howard Glennerster's publications.
Series Title: CASE studies on poverty, place, and policy.
Responsibility: edited by John Hills, Julian Le Grand and David Piachaud.
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