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Title Social policy : a conceptual and theoretical introduction / edited by Michael Lavalette and Alan Pratt
Edition Second edition
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2001

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 MELB  361.61 Lav/Spa 2001  AVAILABLE
Description 300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- Pt. 1. Theoretical approaches -- 2. Towards a 'new' social democracy -- 3. Neo-liberalism and social policy -- 4. Marxism and social welfare -- Pt. 2. Critical perspectives -- 5. Feminist critiques of social policy -- 6. Racism and social policy -- 7. Social policy and homosexuality -- 8. Postmodernism and social welfare: a critique -- Pt. 3. Issues and debates -- 9. Distributive justice and social policy -- 10. What's in a name? Poverty, the underclass and social exclusion -- 11. New Labour and managerialism: privatizing the welfare state? -- 12. Ageing: population and pensions -- 13. Children, social policy, and the state -- 14. Universalism or selectivism? The provision of services in the modern welfare state
Notes Previous ed.: 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-293) and index
Subject Welfare state -- Great Britain.
Welfare state.
Public welfare -- Great Britain.
Social policy.
Public welfare.
Great Britain -- Social policy.
Author Lavalette, Michael.
Pratt, Alan.
LC no. 2001280000
ISBN 0761969527
0761969535 paperback