Canadian Social Policy: Issues and Perspectives, 4th edition by Anne Westhues

By Anne Westhues

The target of this new version is equal to that of past versions: to assist scholars comprehend social coverage from a Canadian standpoint, and to stir them to dialogue and debate. half One presents a common evaluation of social coverage and half discusses the policy-making techniques, from the overseas elements that effect them to the ways that a social employee can develop into a part of this procedure. half 3 specializes in present social coverage matters, and half 4 deals a glance to the longer term. each one bankruptcy of this best-selling publication has been completely up-to-date for this new version in regards to present coverage, debated concerns, and assets stated. 3 new chapters were additional, together with an outline of grownup psychological wellbeing and fitness coverage and a serious examine threat evaluate in baby welfare. there's additionally a dialogue of present demanding situations to the constitution of Rights and Canadians expanding use of the justice approach to form social coverage. for this reason, the reader profits an educated viewpoint of coverage improvement and assessment. even supposing designed essentially to be used by means of social employees, the publication will gain an individual who's interested by the policy-making procedure.

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Human service planning: Concepts, tools and methods. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Additional Resources The Canadian Policy Research Network promotes a more just, prosperous, and caring society through research, networking, and dissemination, and by providing a valued neutral space within which an open dialogue among all interested parties can take place. com>. Decision-making processes and central agencies in Canada: Fe d e ra l ,p rovincial and territorial practices, a detailed review of the policy-making process within the federal government and within each of the provinces and territories except Nunavut.

He describes for us the partnership that has evolved between the ngo sector and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in shaping refugee policy over the years and relates the satisfaction of shaping policy at a level that will have a worldwide impact. John English and Bill Young then provide us with an intriguing insight into the policy-making process at the federal level in chapter 3, based upon their experience as, respectively, elected official and parliamentary policy analyst. Using a historical perspective, they set out in careful detail the struggles of the 1990s with debt and deficit, which led to the introduction of the Canada Health and Social Transfer, the National Child Benefit, and the Social Union Framework Agreement.

Toronto: Oxford University Press. A. (1987). Canadian social policy (Rev. ). Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. O. (1982). Human service planning: Concepts, tools and methods. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Additional Resources The Canadian Policy Research Network promotes a more just, prosperous, and caring society through research, networking, and dissemination, and by providing a valued neutral space within which an open dialogue among all interested parties can take place.

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