The Resource Social policy: : theory and practice, Paul Spicker, (ebook)

Social policy: : theory and practice, Paul Spicker, (ebook)

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Social policy: : theory and practice
Title
Social policy:
Title remainder
theory and practice
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Paul Spicker
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Language
eng
Summary
Social Policy: Theory and practice is a fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook, extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. The book lays out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, binding the discussion of theory to the understanding of social policy in practice. It aims to provide students and practitioners with a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject while developing critical awareness of problems, issues and common fallacies. Written in an accessible and engaging style, it explains what social policy is and why it matters; looks at social policy in its social context; considers policy, the role of the state and the social services; explores issues in social administration and service delivery; and focuses on the methods and approaches of the subject. For practitioners, there are discussions of the techniques and approaches used to apply social policy in practice. For students, there are boxes raising issues and reviewing case studies, questions for discussion and a detailed glossary. The book's distinctive, path-breaking approach makes it invaluable for students studying social policy at a range levels, professionals and practitioners in the field of social policy
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Midwest
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Spicker, Paul
Dewey number
361.610941
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Great Britain
  • Social policy
  • Public welfare
  • Human services
  • Welfare state
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adult
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Social policy: : theory and practice, Paul Spicker, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781447316121
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11578101
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remote
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11578101
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MWT11578101
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Social policy: : theory and practice, Paul Spicker, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447316121
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578101
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11578101
System control number
MWT11578101
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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