The Blackwell Dictionary of Social Policy, Paperback

The Blackwell Dictionary of Social Policy Paperback

Edited by Pete Alcock, Angus Erskine, Margaret May



Written by a carefully selected team of experts, this comprehensive dictionary introduces all the major terms, issues and debates in British social policy.

Whilst the focus is on Britain, entries also cover major international concepts and those drawn from other countries in comparative study.

The Dictionary comprises larger entries on key debates and issues, brief explanations of major terms and concepts, and short definitions of minor terms.

For students of social policy this will be the ideal book to turn to in order to discover more about a particular phenomenon, concept or theory, or to get a complete and authoritative overview of the field.

For practitioners and teachers it will serve as an invaluable reference tool.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Reference works
  • ISBN: 9780631218470



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