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The Meaning Of Social Policy
The Comparative Dimension In Social Welfare




ISBN 9780429312557
Published July 16, 2019 by Routledge
334 Pages

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Book Description

The purpose of this book is to survey the literature on social welfare policies and planning of different nations in order to explain some of the major problems that are encountered in comparative research and to highlight what has been learned so far.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Framework for Cross-National Research -- Values and Ideologies -- The Definition of Social Welfare and Social Policy -- Key Problems of Methodology -- The Structure of Social Security -- Themes in National Experience -- The Impact of Social Security on Society -- Social Security and the Individual -- Personal Social Services -- Comparative National Experience -- The Organization of Social Welfare -- Services for Special Groups -- Planning -- Social Welfare Planning -- Conclusion

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Biography

Bernice Q. Madison