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Changing Administration - Changing Society. Challenges for Current Social Policy (Applied Social Studies - Recent Developments, International and Comparative Perspectives Series)
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Editors: Peter Herrmann (Univ. College Cork, Ireland) and Sabine Herrenbrueck (Nordhausen Germany)
Book Description:
Welfare is a current global issue challenging the lives of many. Investigations are constantly being made to find answers in search of the most profficient social model. This book presents the usefulness of an enhanced model for welfare regime analysis and shows the localisation of social professional orientations. This includes social quality, social professions, traditions, public services, globalisation, child protection, retirement plans and other social services.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Part I

Chapter 1 - Social Quality – opening individual well-being for a social perspective; pp. 3-22
(Peter Herrmann And Sabine Herrenbruck)

Part II. Social Professions Reconsidered

Chapter 2 - Professional Disciplines – Contingent Rationales and National Traditions; pp. 25-45
(Peter Herrmann And Sabine Herrenbruck)

Chapter 3 - Reconstituting the Public Service Ethos: Services for consumers or for citizens?; pp. 47-63
(Hartley Dean)

Chapter 4 - The Restructuring of the Swedish Welfare State in the Context of Globalisation and other Challenges; pp. 65-76
(Geoffrey Cook)

Chapter 5 - World Poverty: New Policies to defeat an Old Enemy;
pp. 77-96
(Peter Townsend)

Chapter 6 - Ireland – A Society Based on Solidarity?
A Review of the Irish National Anti-Poverty Strategy; pp. 97-116(Helen Johnston)

Chapter 7 - Child Protection and Welfare Work: The Impact of Social Service Delivery of Employee Welfare.; pp. 117-135
(Kenneth Burns)

Chapter 8 - Re-configuring Pensions and Retirement: from the Past to the Present; pp. 137-155
(Mairéad Considine)

Chapter 9 - Social Services in France: A Public/Private Partnership; pp. 157-174
(Edith Archambault)

Index

   Series:
      Applied Social Studies - Recent Developments, International and Comparative Perspectives - Peter Herrmann (University College of Cork, Ireland), Series Editor
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-60021-406-1
   Status: AV
  
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AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
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