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Author Williams, Fiona, Professor.

Title Social policy : a critical introduction : issues of race, gender, and class / Fiona Williams
Published Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Oxford, Uk ; New York, NY, USA : Blackwell, 1989


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Description xviii, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: 'Race', gender and class - Towards an integrated approach in social policy -- Part I: The discipline of social policy ; The origins and development of the discipline of social policy and the construction of ideas around family and nation ; Perspectives of welfare: the existing, but inadequate theoretical basis of social policy -- Part II: New Critical approaches to welfare ; Feminist critiques of the welfare state ; The basis for an anti-racist critique of the welfare state -- Part III: The welfare state: an analysis ; The historical cast of welfare reforms: Family and nation ; The welfare state as part of a racially structured and patriarchal capitalism ; Conclusion
Analysis Great Britain Social policies - Feminist viewpoints
Social Policy
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [214]-228
Subject Racism -- Great Britain.
Sexism -- Great Britain.
Welfare state -- History.
Public Health.
Public Policy.
Social Class.
Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979-
Great Britain -- Social policy.
United Kingdom.
Author Williams, Fiona.
LC no. 88028499
ISBN 0745601499 (Blackwell)
0745601502 (Blackwell : pbk.)