Understanding Social Policy

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Michael James Hill
Wiley, May 26, 2003 - Political Science - 300 pages
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The seventh edition of Michael Hill's Understanding Social Policy updates his successful text to take into account policy innovations since Labour came to power in 1997 and to reflect the many ways in which the debate about social policy is changing.

A website is now available to complement this text at www.blackwellpublishing.com/socialpolicy


  • Investigates current constitutional changes, such as devolution and the changing central/local relationship and their potential impact upon social policy.
  • Places UK social policy in the wider context of the European Union, both by looking at the relevance of EU policies and by comparing the UK with other EU members.
  • Focuses upon employment policies as both policies to be seen as closely linked to social security ones and as an influence on welfare in general.
  • Examines contemporary developments in pensions policy.
  • Looks at the many links between health policy and other policies.
  • Explores the implications of social divisions - class, gender and ethnicity - for social policy outcomes.

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About the author (2003)

Michael Hill is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton. He was previously Professor of Social Policy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is the author of numerous books on social policy and the study of policy processes.

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