Social Policy in the Modern World
A Comparative Text
By (author) Michael Hill
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Social Policy in the Modern World by Michael Hill
Book DescriptionWritten in a concise and accessible style by Michael Hill, this textprovides a coherent, thematic account of social policy in the modern world. * Takes a comparative approach, considering the ways in which different countries approach social policies. * Discusses the applicability of comparative theory in social policy * Examines individual policy areas, including social security, employment policy, health services, social care and education. * Provides a comparative exploration of current issues in social policy, such as the implications of ageing societies and the impact of global forces. * Written in a concise and accessible style by Michael Hill, who is also the author of Blackwell's Understanding Social Policy, now in its seventh edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405127240
(229mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Michael Hill
Michael Hill is Emeritus Professor at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton and Visiting Lecturer at Queen Mary College, University of London. His recent publications include Understanding Social Policy (7th edition, Blackwell, 2003), The Public Policy Process (2005), Implementing Public Policy (with Peter Hupe, 2002) and Local Authority Social Services (editor, Blackwell, 2000).
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