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HEALTH POLICY

HEALTH POLICY

2nd Edition

By Ann Wall, Barry Owen
February 14, 2002

The health care system in Britain at the beginning of the twenty-first century is being subjected to radical rethinking. Health Policy examines how the NHS has developed to the point it has reached today as well as placing it in the wider context of the kinds of health care which are available to ...

The Environment and Social Policy

The Environment and Social Policy

1st Edition

By Michael Cahill
October 18, 2001

Focusing on human welfare and the environment from a social policy perspective, this text shows how environmental concerns are becoming increasingly central to policy-making and discusses the roles of central and local government in relation to environmental issues.The Environment and Social Policy...

Housing Policy

Housing Policy

1st Edition

By Jean Conway, Pete Alcock, Professor Peter Alcock (S Ed)
September 30, 1999

In this book, the author provides an analysis which spans the whole field from bricks and mortar to the impact of housing policy on health, care, crime, education and the economy as a whole. Practical insight into housing from a number of perspectives can be gained: economic, financial and ...

Crime and Social Policy

Crime and Social Policy

1st Edition

By Dr Mike Stephens, Mike Stephens, Pete Alcock, Professor Peter Alcock (S Ed)
November 25, 1999

Crime and Social Policy discusses the criminal justice system in England and Wales in an accessible and engaging manner. This title guides students through the system's complexities, reviewing its history, highlighting current problems, and offering recommendations as to where and how it can be ...

Family Policy

Family Policy

1st Edition

By Ian Dey, Fran Wasoff, Pete Alcock, Professor Peter Alcock (S Ed)
February 24, 2000

Family Policy focuses on the main family activities that are of concern in social policy and social work. This book explores how families behave and questions the implications for policies and practice. Perceptions of and responses to family 'pathologies' - teenage pregnancies, family breakdown, ...

The Environment and Social Policy

The Environment and Social Policy

1st Edition

By Michael Cahill
October 25, 2001

Focusing on human welfare and the environment from a social policy perspective, this text shows how environmental concerns are becoming increasingly central to policy-making and discusses the roles of central and local government in relation to environmental issues.The Environment and Social Policy...

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