The short-guide to social policy

John HUDSON, Stefan KÜHNER, Stuart LOWE

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This introductory text provides a concise introduction to the essentials of social policy, specifically designed for students who are new to the area. It explores the key policy goals, delivery mechanisms and policy dilemmas of the five pillars of welfare and has an international focus, drawing on examples from around the world to illustrate key debates and concepts. It includes a concluding key point summary and detailed guide to further reading in each chapter.Whether studying for a degree in social policy or a single module in the subject area, this guide, written in a clear and accessible style by experienced authors and teachers, will be indispensable reading.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPolicy Press
ISBN (Print)9781847420619
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


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