Social Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand: A Critical Introduction

Paperback | January 1, 2009

byChristine Cheyne, Mike OBrien, Michael Belgrave

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Social Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand explains and analyses the development of contemporary social policy in Aotearoa New Zealand. It helps students to understand the conflicting values and perspectives in policy-making and implementation, and to relate the theories of social policy with thepractices they will encounter in the field.

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Social Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand explains and analyses the development of contemporary social policy in Aotearoa New Zealand. It helps students to understand the conflicting values and perspectives in policy-making and implementation, and to relate the theories of social policy with thepractices they will encounter in the field.

Christine Cheyne is an Associate Professor in the School of People, Environment and Planning. Mike O'Brien is an Associate Professor in the Social Work and Social Policy programme at the School of Health and Social Services. Michael Belgrave is a Professor in the School of Social and Cultural Studies at Massey University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195585011

ISBN - 13:9780195585018

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. The History of Making Social Policy in Aotearoa New Zealand3. Goals for Well-being4. Social Policy Theory: The Classics5. Social Policy Theory: Critiques of the Classics6. Policy Analysis in the Public Sector7. Individualism, Collectivism, and the Recognition of Te Tino Rangatiratanga8. Social Development, Poverty, Work First9. Families and Children10. Health Policy: The Market Finds its Limit11. Social Policy: A New ConsensusAppendix 1: Some Official Sources of Data for Students of New Zealand's Social PolicyAppendix 2: New Zealand Governments and Prime Ministers from 1984GlossaryBibliographyIndex