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Mastering Social Welfare By Pat Young

Mastering Social Welfare by Pat Young

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Summary

Mastering Social Welfare provides a comprehensive introduction to social issues and welfare in Britain, and is written for all caring, welfare, social work and nursery nurse courses.

Mastering Social Welfare Summary

Mastering Social Welfare by Pat Young

Mastering Social Welfare provides a comprehensive introduction to social issues and welfare in Britain, and is written for all caring, welfare, social work and nursery nurse courses. It describes and analyses contemporary social issues such as unemployment, homelessness and disability, providing vivid illustrations of the impact of these issues on people's lives. The book also provides a historical context and up-to-date information and analysis of all aspects of provision of social welfare. Areas covered include social security, education and health care.

Mastering Social Welfare Reviews

'Excellent for social welfare and social policy students, and a valuable addition to standard texts for sociology courses.' - Lynne Fisher, Bridgend College, Mid Glamorgan

About Pat Young

PAT YOUNG is a lecturer with great practical experience of social welfare. She has worked in a psychiatric hospital and has been active in a number of voluntary groups. She currently lectures on social policy at Colchester Institute, and is also chief examiner with a leading examination board.

Table of Contents

People in Society.- Family Life.- Poverty and Welfare.- Unemployment.- Housing and Homelessness.- Living in Cities.- Schooling in Britain.- Personal Social Services.- Community Care.- Children and Young People in Need.- Mental Health Issues.- Learning Disability.- Old Age.- Disability.- Health and Health Services.- The Voluntary Sector.- Policy Issues in Welfare.

Additional information

GOR001638570
9780333793275
0333793277
Mastering Social Welfare by Pat Young
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2000-06-15
419
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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