"...a miracle of compression...a straightforward and information giving textbook" - Times Higher Education Supplement It is now twenty one years since the first publication of this classic and bestselling textbook: this year sees the appearance of its seventh edition. Dramatic changes in social legislation and the nature of social problems have been paralleled by new approaches to the teaching of social administration. For the seventh edition, Muriel Brown and Sara Payne have carried out substantial revisions, to present an up-to-date picture of both problems and policies, and to bring the discussion of issues in line with the contemporary economic and political climate. At the same time great care has been taken to retain the book's essential introductory character.
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Descripción Unwin Hyman. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, shows signs of shelfwear, tanned edges, 7th Edition SOFTCOVER ISBN: 0044456654 (SOCIAL SERVICE PUBLIC WELFARE ADMINISTRATION SOCIAL POLICY GREAT BRITAIN), 352 pages. The seventh edition of this classic guide to social administration was published in 1990. The book continues to provide essential, up-to-date, information about social problems and the structure and working of the social services. It also identifies the main lines of development in social legislation and clarifies the issues that dominate social policy. Major changes to provision in social security, health, education, employment and personal social services have been incorporated and the conflicts around these changes explored. The trend towards the privatization of welfare and the centralizing role of the state are discussed in the context of economic change.First published in 1969, this text will be essential reading for all students, lecturers and professionals in social policy, sociology, policy-making. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 613