Social Welfare Alive! 3rd Edition

By Stephen Moore
July 2002
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 0-7487-6561-1
463 pages, Illustrated, 8 x 10 "
$57.50 Paper Original


Social Welfare Alive! 3rd Edition has been completely updated yet still retains all of the elements that made the previous editions so popular. Engaging and current, it presents issues that are relevant to students' lives, and is an indispensable text for those who wish to learn and teach in the most involved and student-centered way. Packed full of activities and extracts from newspapers and social science research, this book will encourage students to actively consider the important issues of social policy and welfare. Contents: Preface. Introduction. Acknowledgements. Part 1: Institutions and Policy Areas. The political and administrative context. Theories of social policy. Social protection. Poverty. Housing. The health service. Personal social services: social care and social work. Inside social work: the context and provision of care to adults and children. The independent sector. The criminal justice system. Social policy: European and global perspectives. Part 2: Groups. Older people. Families and children. Equal opportunities. People with physical disabilities. Adults with learning disabilities. Mental Health. Index.

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