Current policy encourages 'partnerships' between statutory organisations and professionals; public and private sectors; with voluntary organisations and local communities. But is this collaborative discourse as distinctive as the government claims? These claims are critically examined, using evidence from a wide range of welfare partnerships.
Engendering politics and policy?
New Labour have set themselves up to specifically address women's issues and attract women voters, but how successful have they been? This book offers an analysis of New Labour's politics and policies from a gendered perspective.
Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008
"Social Policy Review" provides students, academics and all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year.
Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009
Social Policy Review provides readers invested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of interest during the past year. This year the Review uses the 60th anniversary of key legislation founding the welfare state in the UK to provide a comprehensive overview of policy developments in the UK and internationally.
International Best Practice in Childcare and Long-term Care Policy
EPDF and EPUB available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book provides an accessible analysis of what gender equality means and how we can achieve it by adapting best practices in childcare and long term care policies from other countries.