Social Policy Review 21

Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Edited by Kirstein Rummery, Ian Greener, and Chris Holden

Social Policy Review 21
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Edited by Kirstein Rummery, Ian Greener, and Chris Holden

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

336 pages
Cloth $89.95 ISBN: 9781847423733 Published June 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Social Policy Review provides students, academics and all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. This year the Review takes the opportunity of the 60th anniversary of the key legislation founding the welfare state in the UK to provide a comprehensive overview of policy developments in the UK and internationally. The first part brings together a selection of papers which have been commissioned to examine historical and contemporary developments in policy tackling Beveridge's five evils of want, idleness, disease, squalor and ignorance, looking at how policy has changed since the aims and ideology of the inception of the post-war welfare state. The second part looks at the issue of the current challenges facing children's welfare services internationally: always a contemporary and contentious issue. The final part brings together a selection of papers looking at the effect of policy development at various governance levels on social policy.The contributions bring together an exciting mix of internationally renowned authors to provide comprehensive discussion of the some of the most challenging issues facing social policy today.
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