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The student's companion to social policy (Fifth edition)

By: Alcock, Pete (University of Birmingham, UK)(Edited by) Haux, Tina (University of Kent, UK)(Edited by) May, Margaret (University of Birmingham, UK)(Edited by) Wright, Sharon (University of Glasgow, UK)(Edited by)

1118965973 / 9781118965979
Paperback
361.610941
26/08/2016
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England
25 cm xvi, 579 pages : illustrations (colour), map (colour)
Professional & Vocational  Learn More
Previous edition: 2012.

This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Student s Companion to Social Policy charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format. * Provides students with the analytical base from which to investigate and evaluate key concepts, perspectives, policies, and outcomes at national and international levels * Features a new section on devolution and social policy in the UK; enhanced discussion of international and comparative issues; and new coverage of nudge -based policies, austerity politics, sustainable welfare, working age conditionality, social movements, policy learning and transfer, and social policy in the BRIC countries * Offers essential information for anyone studying social policy, from undergraduates on introductory courses to those pursuing postgraduate or professional programmes * Accompanied by updated online resources to support independent learning and skill development with chapter overviews, study questions, guides to key sources and career opportunities, a key term glossary, and more * Written by a team of experts working at the forefront of social policy

BIC:

PN Chemistry

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