Reconceptualizing Social Policy: Sociological Perspectvies on Contemporary Social Policy (BOK)

Amanda Coffey

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How can sociological perspectives help us make sense of contemporary social policy? How has the discipline of social policy engaged in recent sociological debates and developments? This book provides a variety of sociological frameworks for understanding contemporary social policy. It explores how sociological perspectives may be used to theorize, conceptualize and research social policy. Amanda Coffey captures the different ways in which social policy can be understood - as academic discipline, policy process, service provision and lived experience. The book engages with a range of policy areas and client groups, and pays attention to sociodemographic categories such as gender, 'race', class and age. Themes include: the body and processes of embodiment; citizenship and identity; equality and differences; space and time; and, research and representation. "Reconceptualizing Social Policy" is a key text for students and lecturers in sociology and social policy.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Amanda Coffey
Forlag
OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780335206292
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 23cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 314 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social issues & processes

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