The most concise, up-to-date and comprehensive textbook on social welfare provision in the UK. Social Welfare & Society provides full coverage of key welfare strategies, structures and services, explains the significance of social welfare for UK society, and places it in a clear historical context. Key topics include: * Principles and themes of British social welfare * Historical development and provision of services * Social and health inequalities - class, gender and ethnicity * Funding health and welfare provision * Health and social care services * Housing and welfare * Education, work and welfare issues * Poverty and social exclusion * Children, families and communities * Disability issues and struggles * Mental health and learning disability issues * Supporting older people Social Welfare & Society is the ideal introduction to students following a wide range of courses in Health & Social Care, Sociology, Social Work, Social Policy, Health Studies, Nursing and Occupational Therapy.
Publisher: Hodder Education
Number of pages: 352
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