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New Risks, New Welfare: Signposts for Social Policy

New Risks, New Welfare: Signposts for Social Policy (Paperback)

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This exceptional collection, the third in the Broadening Perspectives on Social Policy series, explores the profound changes currently underway which will have significant implications for the future of social policy. New Risks, New Welfare provides a look at the likely developments in social policy and welfare that will occur in the twenty--first century. Taking an historical as well as a speculative perspective, this book looks at social change, types of welfare systems and changes in work -- including welfare work -- to navigate a likely course in the new millennium.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social services Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 08/08/2000 ISBN-13: 9780631220428  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Nick Manning, Prof., University of Nottingham, Head of School of Sociology and Social Policy. His recent research has focused upon Russia, with EU funded projects on employment and labour market change, and on poverty, ethnicity and political stability. He has published widely on these issuesand also upon aspects of health, particularly mental health. His recent publications include reports for UNICEF on women and social policy in Eastern Europe, for the High Security Psychiatric Services Commissioning Board on security and personality disorder. Forthcoming books deal with research methods, citizen action and unemployment in Russia. Ian Shaw, Dr, University of Nottingham, School of Sociology and Social Policy. On the Executive of the Social Policy Association. His recent research has focused upon Health concerns and he is deputy director of the Centre for Research in Medical Sociology and Health Policy. He holds current projects examining the work of the Mental Health Act Commission and various issues in Quality Assurance. He has published 2 books dealing with Policy Evaluation and recent publications include work on Scandinavian Welfare States, Mental Health, and Social Administration. He has a forthcoming book exploring various theoretical approaches to mental health and illness.

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