Women and Social Policy is a major new textbook on women and social policy in Britain in the 1990's. Written by a team of leading academics, the book provides an introduction to the key topics and issues in social policy as they directly affect women as both users and providers of welfare services. All of the main social policy areas are covered: employment, poverty and social security, housing education, health, the personal social services and community care. The book also covers other issues such as race and domestic violence. The book is published in association with the Social Policy Association Women and Social Policy Group.
Table of Contents
1. Social Policy: Continuities and Change, Christine Hallett 2. 'Race,' Gender and Social Policy, Shafquat Nasir 3. Women and Employment, Claire Callender 4. Women, Poverty and Social Security, Jane Millar 5. Women and Housing, Roberta Woods 6. Women and Educational Reform, Rosemary Deem 7. Women and Health Care, Peggy Foster 8. Women and the Personal Social Services, Ann Davis 9. Women and Community Care, Susan Tester 10. Men's Violence and Relationship Breakdown: Can Violence be Dealt with as an Exception to the Rule?, Carol-Ann Hooper 11. Women and Private Welfare, Margaret May and Eddie Brunsdon