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Published: 08 October 2009

280 Pages | 7 figures & 9 tables


ISBN: 9780195430097

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Connecting Policy to Practice in the Human Services

Connecting Policy to Practice in the Human Services

Third Edition

Dr. Brad McKenzie and Dr. Brian Wharf

  • New Chapter! Written by experts in the field, a new chapter that presents a detailed case study analysis based on B.C. 'welfare time limits' introduces students to the important area of policy resistance.
  • New Pedagogy! Chapter summaries, end-of-chapter activities, recommended readings, an online glossary, and critical thinking and activity questions have been added to this edition, providing students with helpful learning aids.
  • Current. With treatment of gender and feminist issues throughout and thoroughly updated with information on social policy changes and new models of planning, the text is relevant and relatable to today's students.
  • Balanced Approach. Combines extensive discussion and critique of current approaches to policy-making with an analysis of the gaps between policy and practice, offering students a well-rounded perspective on the subject matter.
  • Accessible. Through the use of clear language, logical organization, and a clean layout, this edition provides students with unfettered access to pertinent information.

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