Understanding theories and concepts in social policy /Series: Understanding welfare : social issues, policy and practicePublication details: Bristol, U.K. Policy Press 2010Description: xii, 311 p. : illISBN:
- 361.61 LIS
Includes bibliographical references and index
A central theme of this lively and accessible text is that theory helps us to understand policy, politics and practice. The book combines an in-depth exploration of selected theoretical perspectives and concepts with the student-friendly format of the Understanding Welfare series. The author uses diverse examples from contemporary social policy to help theoretical arguments come alive.