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The origins, character, and politics of modern welfre systems 1: John Baldock: Social policy, social welfare, and the welfare state 2: Lavinia Mitton: The history and development of social policy 3: Nick Manning: Making social policy in a global context The social and economic context of social policy 4: Lavinia Mitton & Mark Liddiard: Social need and patterns of inequality 5: Sarah Vickerstaff: Work and welfare 6: Jan Pahl: The family and welfare The financial and organisational context of social policy 7: Jeremy Kendall: The role of the voluntary and community sectors 8: John Baldock: Paying for welfare: public expenditure decision-making 9: Nicola Yeates: Global social policy Delivering welfare 10: Tony Fitzpatrick: Cash transfers 11: Sarah Vickerstaff: Education, schools, and training 12: Gillian Pascal: Health and health policy 13: Justine Schneider & Kezia Scales: Social care 14: Derek Kirton: The care and protection of children 15: Chris Pickvance: Housing and housing policy 16: Tina Eadie & Rebecca Morley: Crime, justice and punishment 17: Jochen Clasen: Comparative social policy and the European Union Consequences and outcomes of social policy 18: Chris Pickvance: The impact of social policy 19: Hartley Dean: The experience of welfare: the life course and the welfare state 20: Lavinia Mitton: How to research and write about social policy

THE ORIGINS, CHARACTER, AND POLITICS OF MODERN WELFRE SYSTEMS; 1. Social policy, social welfare, and the welfare state; 2. The history and development of social policy; 3. Making social policy in a global context; THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF SOCIAL POLICY; 4. Social need and patterns of inequality; 5. Work and welfare; 6. The family and welfare; THE FINANCIAL AND ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT OF SOCIAL POLICY; 7. The role of the voluntary and community sectors; 8. Paying for welfare: public expenditure decision-making; 9. Global social policy; DELIVERING WELFARE; 10. Cash transfers; 11. Education, schools, and training; 12. Health and health policy; 13. Social care; 14. The care and protection of children; 15. Housing and housing policy; 16. Crime, justice and punishment; 17. Comparative social policy and the European Union; CONSEQUENCES AND OUTCOMES OF SOCIAL POLICY; 18. The impact of social policy; 19. The experience of welfare: the life course and the welfare state; 20. How to research and write about social policy

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John Baldock is Professor of Social Policy and Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Kent Nick Manning is Professor of Social Policy and Sociology and Head of the Institute of Mental Heath at the University of Nottingham Sarah Vickerstaff is Professor of Work and Employment and Deputy Head of the School of Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Research at the University of Kent Lavinia Mitton is Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Kent

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