The Resource Understanding human need: : social issues, policy and practice, Hartley Dean, (ebook)

Understanding human need: : social issues, policy and practice, Hartley Dean, (ebook)

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Understanding human need: : social issues, policy and practice
Title
Understanding human need:
Title remainder
social issues, policy and practice
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Hartley Dean
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Language
eng
Summary
Human need is a central but contested concept in social policy and the social sciences. This book provides an accessible overview of the subject using concepts from many disciplines. It presents a unique integrative model that shows how the main approaches may be reflected in social policy goals. The author engages with recent debates which advance our understanding of human need, including human wellbeing and 'happiness'; poverty, social exclusion and global inequality; human difference, the diversity of needs and the concept of human capabilities. Most crucially, the book explores how human needs may be translated into rights and how these can be informed by a politics of human need. The book offers essential insights for students of social policy, but will also be of interest to other social science disciplines, policy makers and political activists
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Midwest
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1949-
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Dean, Hartley
Dewey number
361.61
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Understanding welfare: social issues, policy and practice
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  • Social policy
  • Basic needs
  • Basic needs
Target audience
adult
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Understanding human need: : social issues, policy and practice, Hartley Dean, (ebook)
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unknown
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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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9781447319771
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11578041
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remote
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11578041
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MWT11578041
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Understanding human need: : social issues, policy and practice, Hartley Dean, (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
9781447319771
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578041
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11578041
System control number
MWT11578041
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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