The Blackwell Dictionary of Social Policy
June 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
Editorial Advisory Board.
Blackwell Dictionary of Social Policy A–Z.
Pete Alcock is Professor of Social Policy and
Administration at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of
Social Policy in Britain and Understanding Poverty,
editor (with G. Craig) of International Social Policy and
editor of the Gildredge Social Policy Series.
Angus Erskine is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the
University of Stirling and is a past chair of the editorial boards
of the Journal of Social Policy and Social Policy and
Margaret May is Principal Lecturer in Social Policy at London Guildhall University. She is a past editor of Social Policy Review, editor (with R. Page and E. Brunsdon) of Understanding Social Problems (Blackwell) and (with E. Brunsdon) of Occupational and Commercial Welfare.
- Comprehensive coverage of the dynamic field of British social policy
- Includes major international concepts and those drawn from comparative study
- Lively, accurate and up-to-date entries are written by a team of experts
- An invaluable reference tool for students, teachers and practitioners
"A reliable guide through the jungle of terms, concepts, institutions and reformers that make up modern social policy. The short entries serve as a handy reference for students and practitioners alike while the longer entries depict complex theoretical concepts in a most accessible and lucid way." Professor Lutz Leisering, Bielefeld University