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Social Policy A Critical Introduction - Issues of Race, Gender and Class by Fiona Williams

Social Policy A Critical Introduction - Issues of Race, Gender and Class


Social Policy A Critical Introduction - Issues of Race, Gender and Class by Fiona Williams

This major introductory textbook in social policy breaks new ground in arguing for the centrality of race, gender and class in welfare theory and practice.


a ... essential reading on any unbiased social policy course.a Times Higher Education Supplement a An important general analysis of British social policy.a Race and Immigration a ... 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.a Network a ... the book is also an impassioned polemic on the British oppression and exploitation of women and Black people.a Times Higher Education Supplement a A carefully thought out introductory texta New Community

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Publication date

15th June 1989


Fiona Williams

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Polity Press


256 pages


Social welfare & social services
Social issues & processes



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