List of Figures, Tables and Boxes
1 What is Social Policy?
2 Where did it Come From?
3 Why on Earth does it Matter?
4 What does Human Wellbeing Entail?
5 Who Gets What?
6 Who's in Control?
7 What's the Trouble with Human Society?
8 Can Social Policy Solve Social Problems?
9 How are the Times a-Changing?
10 Where is Social Policy Going?
Hartley Dean is Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
'Hartley Dean's passion for social policy shines through this
work like a bright light. His lively and accessible book is a must
read for anyone interested in learning more about the contemporary
relevance of social policy and its possibilities in a changing
Mary Daly, University of Oxford
'A lively, very interesting and thought-provoking introduction
to a subject that is of increasing concern to us all.'
Nick Ellison, University of York