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Social Problems and Social Justice

Paperback, 21/02/2017, £28.99
This book discusses the nature and significance of social problems, and considers the relationship between social problems and social justice. It provides an overview of some of the key problems currently facing society, and clearly and systematically demonstrates how these problems perpetuate social injustice, inequality and discrimination.


Paperback, 03/05/2019, £17.99
"This book is a richly document account, based on original research, of how bordering has become dispersed into the interstices of everyday life. Controlling borders is about much more than patrolling territorial boundaries: it now comprises a multitude of practices and processes in local contexts of everyday life"--

Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass

Paperback, 09/08/2018, £8.99
A prize-winning, breakout bestseller, with famous fans including J. K. Rowling, Irvine Welsh and Ken Loach. This powerful, moving and important book will change how you think about poverty.

Understanding Theories and Concepts in Social Policy

Paperback, 17/03/2010, £22.99
This lively textbook, part of the successful Understanding Welfare series, helps us to understand policy, politics and practice. It combines an in-depth exploration of selected theoretical perspectives and concepts with a student-friendly format.

Understanding Social Policy

Paperback, 16/01/2009, £28.00
The eighth edition of this successful textbook provides a student-friendly assessment of the key substantive areas of social policy and the context and processes which surround their development.

Social Policy

Paperback, 22/11/2005, £33.99
Offers coverage of the key theories, concepts and issues in social policy. This text has been designed to provide students with the essential tools to gain a clear understanding of the theoretical debates surrounding the discipline.

Introducing Social Policy 2ed

Paperback, 19/06/2008, £35.99

Social Policy in Britain 4ed

Paperback, 11/03/2014, £30.99
Alcock's exemplary style of making complex concepts accessible makes this new edition another trustworthy recommendation. Comprehensively updated to reflect the considerable political changes and policy developments since the previous edition, it also boasts new pedagogical features which ensure reader engagement and understanding.

Parents, Children, Young People and the State

7, 01/01/2010, £28.99
This book provides an exploration of the social policies and practices of the Blair and Brown-led Labour governments in relation to families, children and young people in the United Kingdom.

Social Policy 4ed

Paperback, 22/09/2011, £35.99
The fourth edition of this well-respected textbook includes three new chapters on the history and development of social policy, making social policy in a global context, and how to research and write about social policy. It is up-to-date with the coalition government's welfare agenda, and remains the best introduction to social policy available.

Introduction to Social Policy

Paperback, 15/03/2013, £25.99
Exploring essential topics, this text covers themes and issues for students studying social policy or related disciplines such as sociology, social work, or nursing and social care.
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