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The short guide to social policy

Author: John Hudson; Stefan Kühner; Stuart Lowe
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2008.
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This book provides an accessible and short, yet systematic, guide to the essentials of social policy for undergraduate students studying a wide range of related courses. As an introductory text, the book offers a clear and concise overview of the major pillars of social policy. Drawing on examples from around the globe, the authors provide a broad overview of the variety of policy frameworks that different countries  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hudson, John, 1972-
Short guide to social policy.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2008
(OCoLC)768134199
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hudson; Stefan Kühner; Stuart Lowe
ISBN: 1847420613 9781847420619
OCLC Number: 176925617
Description: x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Social security --
Employment --
Education --
Health --
Housing --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Social policy
Responsibility: John Hudson, Stefan Kühner and Stuart Lowe.

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Social policy is the means by which we improve the welfare and well-being of society. This introductory text offers an overview of the 'five pillars' of social policy: social security, employment,  Read more...

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