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Description - Social Policy in Britain by Pete Alcock

Making a complex subject very approachable, this new edition to this popular book is an essential resource for any student needing to understand social policy in Britain today. This is an updated edition of a very well-established and strong selling book. The author is respected by lecturers and popular with students. It has fully revised features to aid learning, including web-based and electronic resource lists.Understanding social policy can be a daunting task, this book guides students and trainees through the subject, making complex ideas easy to digest. Packed with updated questions, tasks and resource lists, it provides important material on major new areas of debate, including pension provision and rising NHS costs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230551589
ISBN-10: 0230551580
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 190mm x 19mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Pete Alcock

PETE ALCOCK is Professor of Social Policy and Administration and Head of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of Understanding Poverty 3e (2006) and co-editor of the The Blackwell Companion to Social Policy, The Blackwell Dictionary of Social Policy and International Social Policy. He is past chair of the Social Policy Association and the Journal of Social Policy.

Books By Pete Alcock

Student's Companion to Social Policy by Pete Alcock
Paperback, August 2016
Social Policy in Britain by Pete Alcock
Paperback, March 2014
International Social Policy by Pete Alcock
Paperback, March 2009
Understanding Poverty by Pete Alcock
Hardback, July 2006