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Macmillan Higher Education

Mastering Social Welfare (4th Edition)

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Palgrave

Pages: 419
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Palgrave Master Series

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Paperback - 9780333793275

15 June 2000

$39.99

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Mastering Social Welfare provides a comprehensive introduction to social issues and welfare in Britain, and is written for all caring, welfare, social work and nursery nurse courses. It describes and analyses contemporary...

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Mastering Social Welfare provides a comprehensive introduction to social issues and welfare in Britain, and is written for all caring, welfare, social work and nursery nurse courses. It describes and analyses contemporary social issues such as unemployment, homelessness and disability, providing vivid illustrations of the impact of these issues on people's lives. The book also provides a historical context and up-to-date information and analysis of all aspects of provision of social welfare. Areas covered include social security, education and health care.

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Comprehensively updated to include New Labour reforms
Written in an accessible style
Includes social issues and social welfare provision
Contains a wide range of illustrations, examples and activities to reinforce learning and understanding

People in Society
Family Life
Poverty and Welfare
Unemployment
Housing and Homelessness
Living in Cities
Schooling in Britain
Personal Social Services
Community Care
Children and Young People in Need
Mental Health Issues
Learning Disability
Old Age
Disability
Health and Health Services
The Voluntary Sector
Policy Issues in Welfare.

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PAT YOUNG is a lecturer with great practical experience of social welfare. She has worked in a psychiatric hospital and has been active in a number of voluntary groups. She currently lectures on social policy at Colchester Institute, and is also chief examiner with a leading examination board.

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PAT YOUNG is a lecturer with great practical experience of social welfare. She has worked in a psychiatric hospital and has been active in a number of voluntary groups. She currently lectures on social policy at Colchester Institute, and is also chief examiner with a leading examination board.

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