- Alcock, Peter, 1951-
- May, Margaret, 1947-.
- Rowlingson, Karen.
- Social Policy Association (Great Britain)
- Public welfare -- Great Britain.
- Social policy -- Study and teaching
- Great Britain -- Social policy.
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd.,
- 140516901X (pbk. : alk. paper)
- 9781405169011 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- ContributorsAcknowledgementsIntroductionPart I: Concepts and Approaches:1. The Subject of Social Policy: Pete Alcock (University of Birmingham)2. Methods and Approaches in Social Policy Research: Saul Becker (University of Nottingham)3. History and Social Policy: David Gladstone (University of Bristol)4. Social Needs, Social Problems, Social Welfare and Well-being: Nick Manning (University of Nottingham)5. Equality, Rights and Social Justice: Peter Taylor-Gooby (University of Kent)6. Efficiency, Equity and Choice: Carol Propper (University of Bristol)7. Altruism, Reciprocity and Obligation: Hilary Land (University of Bristol)Part II: Key Perspectives:8. Neo-Liberalism: Nick Ellison (University of Leeds)9. The Conservative Tradition: Robert Pinker (London School of Economics)10. Social Democracy: Robert M. Page (University of Birmingham)11. The Socialist Perspective: Hartley Dean (London School of Economics and Political Science)12. Third Way Perspectives: Martin Powell (University of Birmingham)13. Feminist Perspectives: Jane Lewis (London School of Economics)14. Green Perspectives: Michael Cahill (University of Brighton)15. Postmodernist Perspectives: Tony Fitzpatrick (Nottingham University)Part III: Context:16. Divisions and Difference: Sharon Wright (University of Stirling)17. Poverty and Social Exclusion: Pete Alcock (University of Birmingham)18. The Distribution of Welfare: John Hills (London School of Economics)19. Social Policy and Economic Policy: Colin Hay (University of Sheffield)20. Culture and Nationhood: Fiona Williams (University of Leeds)21. Social Policy and Family Policy: Jane Millar (University of Bath)22. The Political Process: John Hudson (University of York)23. Evidence and Evaluation: Stephen Harrison (University of Manchester) and Ruth McDonald (University of Manchester)Part IV: Welfare Production and Provision:24. State Welfare: Catherine Bochel (University of Lincoln)25. Commercial Welfare: Christopher Holden (Brunel University)26. Occupational Welfare: Margaret May ((London Metropolitan Business School))27. Voluntary Welfare: Jeremy Kendall (University of Kent)28. Informal Care: Caroline Glendinning (University of York) and Hilary Arksey (University of York)29. Paying for Welfare: Howard Glennerster (London School of Economics)30. Citizenship and Access to Welfare: Ruth Lister (Loughborough University)Part V: Welfare Governance:31. Managing and Delivering Welfare: John Clarke (Open University)32. Accountability for Welfare: Janet Newman (Open University)33. Welfare Users and Social Policy: Peter Beresford (Brunel University)34. Local and Regional Government and Governance and Social Policy: Guy Daly (Coventry University) and Howard Davis (Warwick Business School)35. Social Policy and Devolution: Richard Parry (University of Edinburgh)36. Social Policy and the European Union: Linda Hantrais (Loughborough University)37. Social Policy and Supranational Governance: Nicola Yeates (Open University)Part VI: Welfare Services:38. Income Maintenance and Social Security: Stephen McKay (University of Birmingham) and Karen Rowlingson (University of Birmingham)39. Employment: Alan Deacon (University of Leeds)40. Healthcare: Rob Baggott (De Montfort University)41. Education in Schools: Anne West (London School of Economics and Political Science)42. Lifelong Learning and Training: Claire Callender (Birkbeck, University of London)43. Housing: Alan Murie (University of Birmingham)44. Social Care: Jon Glasby (University of Birmingham)45. Criminal Justice: Tim Newburn (London School of Economics)Part VII: Services for Particular Groups:46. 'Race' and Social Welfare: Lucinda Platt (University of Essex)47. Children: Tess Ridge (University of Bath)48. Young People: Bob Coles (University of York)49. Older People: Alan Walker (University of Sheffield) and Tony Maltby (NIACE)50. Disability: Mark Priestley (University of Leeds)51. Migrants and Asylum-seekers: Alice Bloch (City University)Part VIII: International Issues:52.
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