Analysis and Debate in Social Policy (Social Policy Review)
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Social Policy Review provides students, academics and all those interested in welfare issues with detailed analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year.Bringing together a selection of commissioned papers, the Review is organised in three parts. First, it concentrates on the main policy developments during 2005 in relation to five key areas of welfare provision, both in the UK and internationally. The second part, this year concentrating on the theme of health and well-being, draws on current research to explore key policy issues and challenges. The final section explores employment and later life - an often neglected area of social policy, yet one that will increasingly dominate the contemporary news agenda and that has long term implications for social policy.
Introduction ~ Linda Bauld; Part one: Key areas of social policy: Personal social services ~ Caroline Glendinning and Robin Means; Health ~ Ruth McDonald; Education ~ Alan Dyson; Housing ~ Mark Stephens and Deborah Quilgars; Social security ~ Paul Dornan; Part two: Health and well-being: Well-being and consumerism ~ Janet Newman and Elizabeth Vidler; Being well and well-being: the value of community and professional concepts in understanding positive health ~ Elaine Cameron, Jonathan Mathers and Jayne Parry; Theorising well-being: defining, measuring and understanding ~ Tania Burchardt; The relationship between health and subjective well-being ~ Robert Cummins; Getting to well-being through local government and community processes? The Waitakere Community Wellbeing Strategy in Third Way New Zealand ~ David Craig; Part three: Ageing and employment: Extending working life: problems and prospects for social and public policy ~ Chris Phillipson; Age discrimination in history ~ John Macnicol; Neglected areas of training ~ Kerry Platman and Phillip Taylor; What's different about the UK approach to age and employment? ~ Patrick Grattan.
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