The Student's Companion to Social Policy

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The Student's Companion to Social Policy

The Student's Companion to Social Policy by Pete Alcock, Tina Haux, Margaret May
English | August 29, 2016 | ISBN: 1118965973 | 596 pages | AZW3 | 3.28 MB

This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Student’s Companion to Social Policy charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.
  • Provides students with the analytical base from which to investigate and evaluate key concepts, perspectives, policies, and outcomes at national and international levels
  • Features a new section on devolution and social policy in the UK; enhanced discussion of international and comparative issues; and new coverage of ‘nudge’-based policies, austerity politics, sustainable welfare, working age conditionality, social movements, policy learning and transfer, and social policy in the BRIC countries
  • Offers essential information for anyone studying social policy, from undergraduates on introductory courses to those pursuing postgraduate or professional programmes
  • Accompanied by updated online resources to support independent learning and skill development with chapter overviews, study questions, guides to key sources and career opportunities, a key term glossary, and more
  • Written by a team of experts working at the forefront of social policy