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Social policy in Canada

Author: Ernie S Lightman
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written in accessible language and including end-of-chapter suggested readings, a glossary of relevant terms, and an extensive bibliography, this book will be essential reading not only for students in courses on Canadian social policy but for anyone interested in learning more about social policy formation."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernie S Lightman
ISBN: 0195416481 9780195416480
OCLC Number: 50186029
Description: xvi, 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
Ch. 1. Setting the Context --
pt. II. Approaches to Social Policy --
Ch. 2. Defining Social Policy --
Ch. 3. Social Policy and the Economic Market --
pt. III. Allocating Benefits --
Ch. 4. Allocating Benefits: Privatization, Commercialization, and Welfare Pluralism --
Ch. 5. Allocating Benefits: What? --
Ch. 6. Allocating Benefits: To Whom? --
pt. IV. Generating Resources --
Ch. 7. Paying Through Taxes --
Ch. 8. Fees, Charges, and Premiums --
Ch. 9. Volunteers, Charities, and Gamblers --
pt. V. Conclusion --
Ch. 10. Looking Ahead.
Responsibility: Ernie S. Lightman.

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Social Policy in Canada provides and important and timely examination of the past, present, and future of Canadian social policy. In particular, Lightman looks closely at how social benefits are  Read more...

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