Social Policy: Theories, Concepts and Issues

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Michael Lavalette, Alan Pratt
SAGE Publications, 2006 - Social Science - 325 pages
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The Third Edition of this widely adopted textbook has been thoroughly revised and offers an authoritative and up-to-date coverage of the key theories, concepts, and issues in social policy. This lively and readable text has been designed to provide the essential tools to  understand the main theoretical debates surrounding the discipline. The new edition of also features newly commissioned chapters to reflect recent developments and current debates within social policy. New areas of consideration include citizenship; post-structuralism; the politics of food; and globalization.

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About the author (2006)

Michael Lavalette is professor of social work at Liverpool Hope University and national coordinator of the Social Work Action Network.

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