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Canadian Social Policy

Issues and Perspectives, 4th edition

by Anne Westhues

  • 228 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Social issues,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Canada,
  • Social Work,
  • Social Science / Social Work

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8212808M
    ISBN 100889205043
    ISBN 109780889205048

    The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies. • a social union or saying medicare is the societal glue and, in grander rhetoric, and • the bonds of nationhood or, in the words of Brian Mulroney, a scared trust. Evolution of Social Policy Let me turn now to discuss the evolution of social policy in Canada, touching on welfare. Since , Canadian Public Policy as been the foremost peer-reviewed journal examining economic and social public policy issues in Canada. It is directed at a wide readership including policy researchers, decision makers and advisers in governments, businesses, unions, non-government organizations and universities. CPP is available in print and online. From the beginning the journal was. Jan 03,  · Book Summary: The title of this book is Canadian Social Policy and it was written by John R Graham, Micheal L. Shier, Roger coinclassifier.club particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Jan 03, and it has a suggested retail price of $Book Edition: 5th.


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/5(4). Social policy shapes the daily lives of every Canadian citizen and should reflect the beliefs of a majority of Canadians on just approaches to the promotion of health, safety, and well-being.

Too often, those on the front lines—social workers, nurses, and teachers—observe that policies do not work well for the most vulnerable groups in coinclassifier.club by: This fifth edition expands the scope and focus of analysis used in the fourth edition in several respects.

The entire book has been updated with new secondary literature on Canadian social policy. "Canadian Social Policy for Social Workers demystifies Canadian social policy for social work students by exploring how social policy shapes and regulates our daily lives. The 16 researchers and practitioners demonstrate that the study of social policy is a crucial dimension in all social work practice.

Canadian Social Policy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What are the major issues confronting social policy-makers today. W 1/5(1). Sep 20,  · The objective of this new edition is the same as that of previous editions: to help students understand social policy from a Canadian perspective, and to stir them to discussion and debate.

Part One provides a general overview of social policy and Part Two discusses the policy-making processes, from the international factors that influence them to the ways in which a social worker can become.

Oct 01,  · The market leader in policy analysis and social work studies, Canadian Social Policy is a comprehensive text with well reputed authors, a strong framework for analyzing social policies, and a much needed Canadian perspective.

It balances concepts such as feminism, postmodernism, and social diversity with examinations of major social policy considerations in Canada and the world. May 25,  · Social policy shapes the daily lives of every Canadian citizen and should reflect the beliefs of a majority of Canadians on just approaches to the promotion of health, safety, and well-being/5(8).

The present era of Canadian social policy and social welfare in the early 21st century is the postinstitutional or market state period (Graham et al., ). This period has spanned the past several decades, beginning in This period has been characterized as a decentralizing social policy era, where social welfare–related challenges are Author: Micheal L.

Shier, John R. Graham. Social Policy in Canada is an important and timely examination of the past, present, and future of Canadian social policy. Organized around the premise that economic policy is a subset of social Author: Naomi Lightman. Canadian Social Policy: An Introduction examines major social policy considerations in Canada.

It is intended for an audience of graduate, senior undergraduate, and senior community college students in social work, and for professionals who want to update their knowledge of current policy contexts.

The Canadian Review of Social Policy/Revue canadienne de politique sociale is a scholarly and bilingual journal of progressive social policy.

It aims to promote the exchange of ideas amongst a network of people involved in education, the public sector and social movements in the field of Canadian social policy and administration. Given that many Canadians like to focus on how their country is different from the United States, social policy is often seen as a window into the sort of values that make Canada a uniquely progressive country — though it would be a mistake to suggest all social policy is progressive or that progressive social policy has no Canadian critics.

Becoming acquainted with social policy / Anne Westhues -- 2. Pursuing social policy ideals at the international level: an NGO perspective / Tim Wichert -- 3. The federal government and social policy at the turn of the twenty-first century: reflections on change and continuity /.

Canadian Social Policy A New Introduction, 5th Edition by John R Graham; Micheal L. Shier; Roger Delaney and Publisher Pearson Canada. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:Part Three focuses on current social policy issues, and Part Four offers a look to the future.

Each chapter of this best-selling book has been thoroughly updated for this new edition with regard to current policy, debated issues, and resources coinclassifier.club by: 2. Social programs in Canada include all government programs designed to give assistance to citizens outside what the market provides.

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The aim of the journal is to stimulate research and discussion of public policy problems in Canada. It is directed at a wide readership including decision makers and advisers in business organizations and governments, and policy researchers in private institutions and universities. Buy the Paperback Book Canadian Social Policy, Fourth Edition: Issues and Perspectives by Anne Westhues at coinclassifier.club, Canada's largest bookstore.

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Social policy and social rights in Canada: Historical reflections. were described as aspirational goals to be realized through social policy and legislation rather than as justiciable rights to be adjudicated by courts.

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Examining current conditions affecting the development of social Author: James J. Rice. In the first part of this new edition of Canadian Social Policy, Westhues and Wharf argue that service deliverers have discretion in how policies are implemented, and the exercise of this discretion is how citizens experience policy—whether or not it is fair and reasonable.

The second part of the book discusses policy issues currently. Discover the best Government Social Policy in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Canadian Social Policy: A New Introduction, 5th Edition by John Graham, Michael Shier, and Roger Delaney.

Paperback. In English. This book is used, but is in very good condition. Spine, cover and pages are all intact. Some pages are marked by highlighter and/or pen. Jan 03,  · Canadian Social Policy: An Introduction examines major social policy considerations in Canada.

It is intended for an audience of graduate, senior undergraduate, and senior community college students in social work, and for professionals who want to 5/5(2). The market leader in policy analysis and social work studies, Canadian Social Policy is a comprehensive text with well-respected authors, a strong framework for analyzing social policies, and a much needed Canadian perspective.

It balances concepts such as feminism, postmodernism, and social diversity with examinations of major social policy considerations in Canada and the world. Sep 11,  · Oxford University Press has recently released the second edition of Social Policy in Canada, co-authored by the father-daughter duo of Ernie Lightman and Naomi Lightman.I recommend this book as an excellent resource for students of social policy.

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An Introduction to Social Policy. explores essential welfare topics, themes and issues for students studying social policy or related disciplines such as sociology, social work, or nursing and social care. - Part One examines key concepts including welfare, social justice, diversity and health and well-being.

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And, it has certainly been a common practice in the Canadian social welfare history literature to highlight the development and removal or amendment of specific social policies as indicators of key shifts in social welfare throughout Canada’s history.

Until the s, scholarship on the history of Canadian social welfare was relatively sparse. Description. Social Policy and Practice in Canada: A History traces the history of social policy in Canada from the period of First Nations’ control to the present day, exploring the various ways in which residents of the area known today as Canada have organized themselves to deal with (or to ignore) the needs of the ill, the poor, the elderly, and the young.

This book critically examines the changing landscape of Canadian social policy that is taking place as a result of the Liberal government’s Social Security Review (SSR) and recent budgets. The objective is to provide an alternative venue to the “official” consultation process of the SSR, while at the same time providing input into the rebuilding of Canadian social programs.

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May 22,  · In the contemporary period, social democratic ideas on social welfare continue to find expression in the briefs produced by the Canadian Labour Congress, Canada's largest trade union federation, which since has been allied with the NDP; in the publications of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, a think tank which is closely allied to both; and in the work of the Broadbent.

What Is the Definition of Social Policy. Social policies are public services that govern the well-being of citizens, and they revolve around the five social maladies of poverty, poor health, inadequate housing, lack of education and unemployment.

Book Notes James R. Rice and Michael J. Prince, Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, $ hardcover, $ papercover. Over the last twenty years, the social policies of the West-ern industrial nations have been faced with enormous fiscal, political and other challenges.

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