Key Themes In Social Policy

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Key Themes In Social Policy

by Patricia Kennedy

Routledge | April 4, 2013 | Hardcover

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Key Themes in Social Policyprovides an accessible and authoritative introduction to the key concepts used in social policy, from autonomy to wellbeing.

With over 100 ideas discussed, this is a comprehensive student guide and is designed to help readers to gain a deeper understanding of major debates and issues. Each entry:

  • explains the origin of the word
  • discusses its relationship to the social sciences
  • describes its relevance to social policy and how widespread its use is
  • outlines some of the key thinkers and research on the topic and gives suggestions for further reading.

Making it easy to understand and use the most important ideas in the area, this is an essential companion for all students taking social policy courses.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 200 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.98 in

Published: April 4, 2013

Publisher: Routledge

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0415520967

ISBN - 13: 9780415520966

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Key Themes In Social Policy

by Patricia Kennedy

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 200 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.98 in

Published: April 4, 2013

Publisher: Routledge

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0415520967

ISBN - 13: 9780415520966

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Key Themes in Social Policyprovides an accessible and authoritative introduction to the key concepts used in social policy, from autonomy to wellbeing.

With over 100 ideas discussed, this is a comprehensive student guide and is designed to help readers to gain a deeper understanding of major debates and issues. Each entry:

  • explains the origin of the word
  • discusses its relationship to the social sciences
  • describes its relevance to social policy and how widespread its use is
  • outlines some of the key thinkers and research on the topic and gives suggestions for further reading.

Making it easy to understand and use the most important ideas in the area, this is an essential companion for all students taking social policy courses.

About the Author

Patricia Kennedyis a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy in the School of Applied Social Science at University College Dublin, Ireland. She has taught social policy since 1993 and co-founded the Irish Social Policy Association in 1997.

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