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The making of social policy

Australian Council of Social Service.

The making of social policy

by Australian Council of Social Service.

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Published by Australian Council of Social Service in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Australia -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Australian Council of Social Service.
      ContributionsInternational Conference on Social Welfare, The Hague, 1972.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV473 .A82 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p.
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5474739M
      ISBN 100858710080
      LC Control Number73178039
      OCLC/WorldCa791048

        The book looks at politics, practice, and implementation and provides a historical background of social policy and social work practice plus a wealth of descriptive and analytic information concerning policymaking processes, specific social policies, and the effect of . market institutions and social structures. Social policy is often defined as social services such as education, health, employment, and social security. However, social policy is also about redistribution, protection and social justice. Social policy is about bringing people into the centre of policy-making, not by providing residual welfare,File Size: KB.

      Description Introduction to Policy Practice shows future social work practioners how to actively influence policy-making through lobying, coalition building and running campaigns. It helps them to master social problem analysis and policy analysis and uses theoretical and empirical knowledge for the application of policy practice : On-line Supplement.   Russell Wheeler: Making policy (and not just social policy) I think is inherent in the nature of the work that common law courts do, but how they do so, and how much they do so, varies with type.

      Making Social Policy is a new and original textbook on policy making in British central government. Starting from first principles, it examines policy making through concepts drawn not from academic theories and interpretations but directly from the experiences and perceptions of the politicians, officials and others involved in the decision-making process. The policy-making process clearly defines outcomes that the policy is designed to achieve and, where appropriate, takes a long-term view based on statistical trends and informed predictions of social, political, economic and cultural trends, for at least five years into the future of .


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