Social Policy Review 20

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2008

Edited by Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett, and Kirstein Rummery

Social Policy Review 20
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Edited by Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett, and Kirstein Rummery

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

320 pages | © 2008
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781847420763 Published June 2008 For sale in North and South America only
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.Contributions reflect key themes in the UK and internationally. The first part of the collection focuses on developments and change in core UK social policy areas. Part two provides in-depth analyses of topical issues from both UK and international perspectives, while this year's themed section examines 'Gender and policy'.
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Part One: Current developments
1. A year of transition in post-compulsory education and training
      Alastair Thomson
2. Planning for infrastructure and housing—is sustainable development a dream?
      Roberta Blackman-Woods
3. Towards a new pension settlement? Recent pension reform in the UK
      Debora Price
4. Climate change and climate change policy in the UK 2006–07
      Carolyn Snell
5. Policy for older people in Wales
      Gill Windle and Alison Porter
Part Two: Current debates
6. Flexibility or flexploitation? Problems with work-life balance in a low-income neighbourhood
      Hartley Dean
7. The role of confidence and identity in civic participation: exploring ethnic group differences
      Nahid Ahmad
8. The problem of riches: is philanthropy a solution or part of the problem?
      Beth Breeze
9. Policy from the pitch? Soccer and young refugee women in a shifting policy climate
      Catherine Palmer
10. Social citizenship in post-liberal Britain and post-corporatist Germany—curtailed, fragmented, streamlined, but still on the agenda
      Ingo Bode
Part Three: Engendering policy and politics
11. Gender and New Labour: after the male breadwinner model?
      Gillian Pascall
12. A review of engendering policy in the EU
      Jill Rubery
13. Forming Australian families: gender ideologies and policy settings
      JaneMaree Maher
14. Working fathers as providers and carers: towards a new conceptualisation of fatherhood
      Alison Smith

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