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context for Canadian social policy

John McCready

context for Canadian social policy

values and ideologies

by John McCready

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Published by University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ideology,
  • Canada -- Social policy

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 85-97.

    Statementby John McCready.
    SeriesPublication series. Working papers on social welfare in Canada -- 7, Working papers on social welfare in Canada -- 7, Publication series (University of Toronto. Faculty of Social work)
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Social Work.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN103 M38 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p. ;
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19349375M

    Canadian social policy is in a turmoil. The indignation accompanying the discovery of pervasive poverty and the subsequent optimism connected with the Federal-Provincial Review of Social Security in the early s has largely given way to economic restraint, constitutional frustration, and policy despair. Canadian Social Policy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4).

    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 . From: Employment and Social Development Canada Overall summary. This infographic presents key trends and observations that show how Canadian workplaces are evolving. These are important factors that influence policy development within the Government of Canada.

      For this broad conception of social policy, Lightman acknowledges his intellectual debt to the postwar British social policy theorist, Richard Titmuss. This view underlies the structure of the book. Following introductory chapters that describe the Canadian context and develop this definition of social policy, Lightman organizes his material. The Canadian Housing Policy Context Michael J. Prince University of Victoria Abstract This article examines three purposes of social housing in Canada: macro-economic stimulus, community development, and family self-sufficiency. It then addresses the links between social housing policy and other social policy fields.


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