2014, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Social policy in Australia : understanding for action / edited by Alison McClelland and Paul Smyth. McClelland, Alison.

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Social policy in Australia : understanding for action / Alison McClelland and Paul Smyth
 
Bookmark: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/206860721
Edition
  • Third edition.
Physical Description
  • xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Published
  • South Melbourne, Vic. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Social policy in Australia : understanding for action /​ edited by Alison McClelland and Paul Smyth.
Author
  • McClelland, Alison.
Other Authors
  • McClelland, Alison, (editor.)
  • Smyth, Paul, 1947-, (editor.)
Edition
  • Third edition.
Published
  • South Melbourne, Vic. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Copyright
  • ©2014
Content Types
  • text
  • still image
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Guides students in understanding meaning and operation of social policy in Australia. Taking critical approach, placing analysis of social policy in international context, provides framework for understanding roles and relationships of key players and institutions that influence decision-making process.
Contents
  • Part 1: Introduction to social policy. 1. What is social policy?
  • 2. Values, concepts and social policy design
  • 3. A framework for understanding and action
  • 4. The institutional context for decisions and action
  • Part 2: The historical, international and changing context for action. 5. The historical context for action
  • 6. Australian social policy in an international context
  • 7. Changes and challenges
  • Part 3: Areas for social policy action. 8. Population: an ever-present policy issue
  • 9. Unemployment policy: Unemployment, underemployment and labour market insecurity
  • 10. Social security policy: doing more with less?
  • 11. Housing policy: changes and prospects
  • 12. Health policy in Australia: change and continuity
  • 13. Education policy: issues, debates and opportunities in Australian schooling
  • 14. Community services, individualism and markets
  • 15. Climate change: a new challenge for social policy
  • 16. Taxation: paying for policy.
Notes
  • Previous edition: 2010.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-293) and index.
  • Tertiary/​Undergraduate.
  • Recommended Reading POLI 2027 2014
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780195526868
  • 0195526864
Dewey Number
  • 361.610994
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