Social Policy is an indispensable introductory text for all students and teachers of social policy and administration who want a clear, challenging and politically relevant approach to welfare studies.
1. The Origins and Development of the Discipline of Social Policy.
2. Perspectives of Welfare.
Part II. New Critical Approaches to Welfare:.
3. Feminist Critiques of the Welfare State.
4. The Basis for an Anti–Racist Critique of the Welfare State.
5. The Perspectives Revisited.
Part III. The Welfare State: An Analysis:.
6. The Historical Cast of Welfare Reforms.
7. The Welfare State as Part of a Racially–Structured and Patriarchal Capitalism.
′An important general analysis of British social policy.′Race and Immigration
′... offers a new framework which allows for an integrated analysis of gender, race and class in the investigation of the development of the welfare state.′ Network
′... the book is also an impassioned polemic on the British oppression and exploitation of women and Black people.′Times Higher Education Supplement
′A carefully thought out introductory text′ New Community