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Title: An Introduction to Social Policy
Url: http://www.spicker.uk/social-policy/index.htm
Creator: Spicker, Paul.
Publisher: Robert Gordon University
Description: Created and maintained by Paul Spicker, a professor of politics specializing in social policy, this Website presents a detailed, yet schematic view of the main themes, concepts, and controversies surrounding issues of the welfare state and social services. The site offers sections on social policy, welfare and society, social need, the welfare state, social services, the politics of welfare, British social policy, social services in the UK, and social policy on the Web (a collection of annotated links). Using a hypertext, bulleted format, the author manages to convey significant amounts of information about complex ideas in a relatively brief span without oversimplifying. An excellent resource for economics and sociology students working on social policy topics.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Political and social sciences -- Special topics, A-Z -- Economic policy
Law -- Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence -- Comparative law. International uniform law -- Social legislation -- Public welfare. Public assistance
Political science -- Political theory -- State. Theories of the state -- Forms of the state -- Welfare state
Social sciences -- Economic theory. Demography -- Economic theory. Demography -- Demography. Population. Vital events -- Study and teaching. Research
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Economic development. Development economics. Economic growth -- Collected works (nonserial)
GEM Subject: Social studies
Social studies -- Economics
Social studies -- Sociology
Social studies -- United States government
Social studies -- Human relations
Social studies -- Comparative political systems
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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