Social Welfare Alive! 3rd Edition
By Stephen Moore
463 pages, Illustrated, 8 x 10 ¾"
$57.50 Paper Original
Social Welfare Alive! 3rd Edition has been completely updated yet still retains
all of the elements that made the previous editions so popular. Engaging and
current, it presents issues that are relevant to students' lives, and is an
indispensable text for those who wish to learn and teach in the most involved
and student-centered way. Packed full of activities and extracts from newspapers
and social science research, this book will encourage students to actively consider
the important issues of social policy and welfare. Contents: Preface. Introduction.
Acknowledgements. Part 1: Institutions and Policy Areas. The political and administrative
context. Theories of social policy. Social protection. Poverty. Housing. The
health service. Personal social services: social care and social work. Inside
social work: the context and provision of care to adults and children. The independent
sector. The criminal justice system. Social policy: European and global perspectives.
Part 2: Groups. Older people. Families and children. Equal opportunities. People
with physical disabilities. Adults with learning disabilities. Mental Health.
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