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Rethinking Social Policy by Gail Lewis
Book DescriptionRethinking Social Policy is a comprehensive introduction to, and analysis of, the complex mixture of problems and possibilities within the study of social policy. Contributors at the cutting edge of social policy analysis reflect upon the implications of new social and theoretical movements for welfare and the study of social policy. Topics covered include: criminology and crime control; race, class and gender; poverty and sexuality; the body and the emotions; violence; work and welfare in Europe. Examples are drawn from a variety of welfare sectors such as: social services and community care, health, education, employment, and criminal justice. This is a course reader for The Open University course (D860) Rethinking Social Practice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761967552
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gail Lewis
Rethinking European Welfare, Paperback (March 2001)
Provides a wide-ranging and innovative rethinking of the study of Europe and social policy and offers new ways of analyzing European welfare and its future. This reader also addresses a range of other challenging and provoking issues which have been marginalized or ignored in the study of European social policy.
Race, Gender, Social Welfare, Paperback (June 2000)
This exciting book offers a new understanding of the relationship between issues of 'race', gender and policy within social welfare. In an innovative approach, research material and theory are interwoven and a challenging analysis developed. The author is well-known and widely published within social work and social policy.
Forming Nation, Framing Welfare, Paperback (March 1998)» View all books by Gail Lewis
Starting with the idea of "the family", this book provides an historical perspective on the emergence and development of social welfare, tracing its historical roots and showing its development through the 19th and 20th centuries.
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