This fully updated edition of an essential introductory text offers a concise guide to the key structures and concepts in social policy. Designed to work in partnership with unique, innovative digital content that adds depth and provides a truly integrated way of learning, this text and supplementary app will be an invaluable resource for students new to social policy.
John Hudson is Professor of Social Policy, and Stefan Kuhner and Stuart Lowe are Senior Lecturers in Social Policy, all in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at the University of York, UK. Together the authors have extensive experience of teaching and researching across a wide range of policy fields.
Introduction; Social security; Employment; Education; Health; Housing; Other pillars; Conclusion.