Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 March 2015

352 Pages

9.7 x 7.5 inches

ISBN: 9780195526868

Bookseller Code (06)

Social Policy in Australia

Understanding for Action

Third Edition

Alison McClelland and Paul Smyth

  • Updated to reflect significant changes in Australian society since 2010, including the election of the Abbott government.
  • New chapter: 'Population: An Ever-present Policy Issue'
  • Two completely re-written chapters: 'Education Policy: Issues, Debates and Opportunities in Australian Schooling' and 'Housing Policy: Change and Prospects'
  • Significant updates to 'Healthy Policy: Change and Continuity', which now addresses changing governments and health policy dynamics, and 'Taxation: Paying for Policy'

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