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Author Johns, Robert, 1950-

Title Social work, social policy and older people / edited by Robert Johns
Published Exeter : Learning Matters, 2011


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Description xvi, 192 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Thinking through social work
Thinking through social work.
Contents Ch 1. Why do social work practitioners need to know about social policy? / Robert Johns -- Ch 2. Before the welfare state: older people in the Edwardian era / Robert Johns -- Ch 3. The creation of the welfare state: the end of the Poor Law and a new beginning / Robert Johns -- Ch 4. From state welfare to a mixed economy: the era of community care / Robert Johns -- Ch 5.The lived experience of older people in Britain today: demographics and diversity / Dawn Ludick and Robert Johns -- Ch 6. Older people, social policy and empowerment: more choice, more say? / Nicolette Wade and Robert Johns -- Ch 7. Local and global / Robert Johns -- Conclusion: making sense of social policy
Summary It is essential for social work students to know about social policy, to know why studying social policy is important in the social work degree, and to understand how social policy when implemented has a real impact on the everyday life of vulnerable people. This book provides plenty of examples of this impact
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older people -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Older people -- Services for.
Social policy.
Social service -- Great Britain.
Social service.
Great Britain -- Social policy.
Author Johns, Robert, 1950-
LC no. 2011286092
ISBN 1844453499 (paperback)
9780857250216 (Kindle : ebook)
9781844453498 (paperback)
9781844457601 (EPUB : ebook)
9781844457618 (Adobe : ebook)